13 May 2019
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONTAINS INSIDE INFORMATION FOR THE PURPOSES OF ARTICLE 7 OF THE MARKET ABUSE REGULATION (EU) 596/2014.
("Woodbois", the "Group" or the "Company")
Appointment of Non-Executive Director
Woodbois, the African focused forestry and timber trading company, is pleased to announce the appointment to the board of Henry Turcan as Non-Executive Director.
Henry has worked in financial services since 1996, with a focus on equity capital markets. Having spent the majority of his career advising growth companies within investment banking he joined the Volantis team at Henderson Global Investors in 2015 which subsequently transferred to Lombard Odier Investment Management in 2017 becoming known as 1798 Volantis.
Henry is a representative of the funds managed or sub-advised by Lombard Odier Investments Manager group entities, collectively the Company's largest shareholder.
The following additional information is provided in accordance with paragraph (g) of Schedule Two to the AIM Rules for Companies:
Chairman Miles Pelham commented "I am delighted to welcome Henry to be board of Woodbois and look forward to his contributions to the group going forward."
Full name: Henry Arthur John Turcan
Current Directorships / Partnerships: Minds and Machines Group Limited, Eland Oil & Gas plc, HAJT Limited, Drumsheugh Gardens LLP**, Randolph Crescents LLP**, Channings Hotel LLP**, Howard Hotel LLP**
Past Directorships / Partnerships (past 5 years): Stanley Gibbons Group plc, Novum Securities Limited, Novum Nominees Limited, Novum Private Clients Limited, Forres Property Developments LLP**.
** HAJT Limited, a company of which Henry Turcan is the sole director and shareholder, is a corporate partner.
This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation (EU) 596/2014.
Miles Pelham - Chairman
+44 (0)20 7099 1940
Arden Partners Plc (Nominated adviser and broker)
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