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Accesso Technology - CFO Appointment

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Accesso Technology Group PLC
27 April 2020

27 April 2020

accesso® Technology Group plc

(the "Company")

CFO Appointment

accesso Technology Group plc (AIM: ACSO), the premier technology solutions provider to leisure, entertainment and cultural markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Fern MacDonald as Chief Financial Officer. Fern will also join the Board of accesso with immediate effect.

Fern is an experienced international accounting and finance professional and has served as Senior Vice President of Finance at accesso since May 2018.

Prior to joining accesso, she spent eight years in various financial leadership roles at ZeroChaos (now Workforce Logiq), a global provider of workforce management solutions, culminating as Executive Vice President, Finance, where she managed the team responsible for the Group's global financial operations. Previously, Fern was a senior manager with Ernst & Young, serving a series of public and private clients from both the Dublin, Ireland and Moscow, Russia offices. She is both FCA and CPA qualified.

With more tJhan 20 years of experience and a deep understanding of the accesso business, the Board believes Fern's combination of domain expertise and company knowledge makes her the ideal candidate for this role.

Steve Brown, CEO of accesso, commented:

"The Board is delighted to have appointed Fern to the role of CFO. She is a highly regarded professional who has made a major impact on our accounting and financial reporting since she joined accesso in 2018, and I have no doubt she will play a key role as we work to steer our business through the current environment. Beyond the immediate challenge, I look forward to partnering with Fern for the long-term, building our business for sustainable, profitable success". 

Further information on Fern MacDonald

Fern MacDonald currently holds or has held the following directorships:

Current Directorships and Partnerships


Accesso Australia PTY Ltd

Accesso LLC

Ingresso Group Limited

Ingresso USA LLC

Courtyard at Catherine Condominium Association Inc

Raptor Employee Holding LLC



Former Directorships (last 5 years)


ZeroChaos (Deutschland) GMBH

ZeroChaos (Europe) Limited

ZeroChaos Holding BV

ZeroChaos LLC

ZeroChaos SP Zoo

Zerochaos Workforce Solutions PVT LTD

There is no further information required to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two, paragraph (g) of the AIM rules.

For further information, please contact:

 accesso Technology Group plc

Steve Brown, CEO

Fern MacDonald, CFO


+44 (0)118 934 7400




Numis Securities Limited (Nominated Adviser and Sole Broker)

Simon Willis, Mark Lander, Hugo Rubinstein


+44 (0)20 7260 1000




FTI Consulting, LLP 

Matt Dixon, Adam Davidson, Chris Birt


[email protected]



About accesso Technology Group

At accesso, we believe technology has the power to redefine the guest experience. Our patented and award-winning solutions drive increased revenue for attraction operators while improving the guest experience. Currently serving over 1,000 clients in more than 30 countries around the globe, accesso's solutions help our clients streamline operations, generate increased revenues, improve guest satisfaction and harness the power of data to educate business and marketing decisions.

accesso stands as the leading technology provider of choice for tomorrow's attractions, venues and institutions. We invest heavily in research and development because our industries demand it, our clients benefit from it and it makes a positive impact on the guest experience. Our innovative technology solutions allow venues to increase the volume and range of on-site spending and to drive increased transaction-based revenue through cutting edge ticketing, point-of-sale, virtual queuing, distribution and experience management software.

Many of our team members come from backgrounds working within the attractions and cultural industry. In this way, we are experienced operators who run a technology company serving attractions operators, versus a technology company that happens to serve the market. Our staff understands the day-to-day operations of managing complex venues and the challenges this creates, and together we strive to provide our clients and their guests with technology that empowers them to do more and enjoy more. From our agile development team to our dedicated client service specialists, every team member knows that their passion, integrity, commitment, teamwork and innovation are what drive our success.

accesso is a public company, listed on AIM: a market operated by the London Stock Exchange. For more

information visit www.accesso.com. Follow accesso on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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