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Oracle Power PLC - Board Appointment

RNS Number : 6025G
Oracle Power PLC
18 March 2020

18 March 2020




("Oracle" or the "Company")


Board Appointment



Oracle Power PLC (AIM:ORCP), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Glen Lewis to its Board of Directors ("Board"), as a Non-executive Director, with immediate effect.


Mr Lewis is a senior Coal Mine Manager with a wealth of experience having worked in the coal industry since the 1980s. Throughout his career he has focused on operational mine management. Glen has developed a number of significant coal deposits, including United Colliery and Dartbrook Coal in the Hunter Valley in Australia


He was the Operations Manager at Oceanic Coal following its acquisition by Xstrata Coal in 1999.  Mr Lewis continued to hold a number of senior roles with the company, culminating in his appointment as General Manager of Operations at Xstrata Coal in 2003. Here he held responsibility for six operating mines and several projects under construction, until his departure from the company in 2008.


Glen was appointed Managing Director of NuCoal Resources Ltd (ASX:NCR) in 2010, overseeing the listing, capital raising, exploration and feasibility studies for a number of mining projects in the Hunter Valley. Glen stepped down as Managing Director in 2017 to focus on advisory opportunities in the public and private sector. He remains a Non-executive Director at the firm.


Mark Steed, Chairman of Oracle Power PLC, commented:


"On behalf of the Company I would like to welcome Glen to the Oracle Board. With a career in the coal industry spanning over 30 years, he has built up an extensive network of relationships and track record. Oracle is making this appointment now as we look to the ultimate development of Block VI in Pakistan, where we believe his experience will prove a significant asset to the Company and provide genuine technical asset-level understanding, complementing the expertise already within the Company and amongst its project partners."


Further information on Mr Lewis, as required by the AIM Rules for Companies is as follows:


Glen Richard Lewis, aged 56, is, or has been, a director or partner of the following companies or partnerships during the past five years:


Current directorships and/or partnerships

Former directorships and/or partnerships (within the last five years)

NuCoal Resources Limited

Realm Resources Limited

TerraCom Limited

CAML Resources Pty Limited

Baysoni Pty Limited

Foxleigh Coal Pty Limited

Doyles Creek Mining Pty Limited

Foxleigh Land Pty Limited

NuCoal Share Plan 1 Pty Limited

Foxleigh Management Pty Limited

Lewis Mining Consulting Pty Limited

Foxleigh Sales and Marketing Pty Limited

Springsure Mining Pty Limited

Foxleigh Services Pty Limited

ADL Engineering Pty Limited

Middlemount South Pty Limited

Dellworth Pty Limited


Mr Lewis does not hold any interest in, or over, the Company's ordinary shares.


There is no further information to be disclosed in respect of the above appointment pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies.



For further information please contact:


Oracle Power PLC

Naheed Memon


+44 (0) 20 3580 4316

Strand Hanson Limited (Nominated Adviser)

Rory Murphy, James Harris, Jack Botros


+44 (0) 20 7409 3494

Brandon Hill Capital Limited (Joint Broker)

Oliver Stansfield


+44 (0) 20 3463 5000

Shard Capital (Joint Broker)

Damon Heath, Isabella Pierre


+44 (0) 20 7186 9952

St Brides Partners Ltd

Susie Geliher, Catherine Leftley

+44 (0) 20 7236 1177


The information contained within this announcement is considered to be inside information, for the purposes of Article 7 of EU Regulation 596/2014, prior to its release.       





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