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Learning Tech Gp PLC - Appointment of Non-Executive Director

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Learning Technologies Group PLC
22 September 2020

22 September 2020

Learning Technologies Group plc

("LTG", the "Group")


Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Learning Technologies Group plc, the provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management, announces the appointment of Simon Boddie as Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 October 2020.


Simon has been on the Boards of FTSE 250 businesses for fifteen years.  He is currently Chief Financial Officer at Coats Group plc ("Coats"), the world's leading industrial thread manufacturer and FTSE 250 member, a position he has held since 2016.  During that time Coats has successfully concluded six acquisitions and transitioned to a focused B2B manufacturing business.  Previous roles include ten years as Group Finance Director of Electrocomponents plc, a FTSE 250 global multi-channel provider of industrial and electronic products and solutions, and thirteen years in senior finance roles at Diageo plc, the FTSE 100 global leader in beverage alcohol.


In addition to his role at LTG and Coats, Simon serves as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee for PageGroup plc, a FTSE 250 listed international professional recruitment company.


Andrew Brode, Chairman of LTG, said:

"We are delighted to welcome Simon to the Board of Learning Technologies Group as a Non-Executive Director. As a highly experienced CFO and Non-Executive Director, with experience in leadership positions at FTSE 250 businesses, Simon will add both strength and depth to our Board. His experience of successfully integrating acquisitions will be particularly valuable to LTG as we continue to consolidate the digital learning and talent management industry."


Details of Simon Boddie's current and previous directorships in the past five years are set out below:


Current directorships

PageGroup plc (2012 - present)

Coats Group plc (2016 - present)

J & P. Coats, Limited (2016 - present)

Coats Holdings Ltd (2016 - present)

Coats Limited (2016 - present)

Coats Group Finance Company Limited (2016 - present)

Previous directorships

Electrocomponents U.K. Limited (2005-15)

Electrocomponents Public Limited Company (2005-15)

RS Components Limited (2005-15)

RS Components Holdings Limited (2005-15)


No other information is required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies





Learning Technologies Group plc

Jonathan Satchell, Chief Executive

Neil Elton, Chief Financial Officer


+44 (0)20 7402 1554

Numis Securities Limited (NOMAD and Corporate Broker)

Stuart Skinner, Nick Westlake, Ben Stoop


+44 (0)20 7260 1000

Goldman Sachs International (Joint Corporate Broker)

Bertie Whitehead, Adam Laikin


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FTI Consulting (Public Relations Adviser)

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About LTG

LTG is a leader in the growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. The Group offers end-to-end learning and talent solutions ranging from strategic consultancy, through a range of content and platform solutions to analytical insights that enable corporate and government clients to close the gap between current and future workforce capability.

LTG is listed on the London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market (LTG.L) and headquartered in London. The Group has offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.


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