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Director Appointments

KCOM strengthens its board

19 January 2016 08:47

KCOM Group has appointed Patrick De Smedt as a non-executive director with effect from 28 January and as senior independent director from Tony Illsley's retirement in July.

De Smedt held a number of senior positions in Microsoft between 1983 and 2006. During this time he founded the Benelux subsidiaries, led the development of its Western European business and served as chairman of Microsoft for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He has subsequently undertaken a range of non-executive roles with a number of European and private organisations.

The group said Illsley has indicated his intention to retire from the board at the annual general meeting on 22 July after seven years with the business. De Smedt will be appointed as SID with effect from Tony's retirement.

At 8:47am: (LON:KCOM) KCOM Group PLC share price was -0.37p at 114.88p

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