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Crossword CEO Tom Ilube joins list of influential BAME tech leaders

The list will be published online as part of a Financial Times report into diversity in tech

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"Inclusivity and diversity are crucial ingredients to the success of boardrooms", Ilube said

Crossword Cybersecurity PLC’s (LON:CCS) chief executive, Tom Ilube, has been added to the #IB100, a list of the top 100 most influential black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) leaders in the tech sector.

The list will be published online as part of a Financial Times report into diversity in tech aiming to encourage technology firms to implement inclusive working practices to fix progression challenges facing BAME individuals from moving to senior leadership positions.

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The list will also include BAME leaders from companies such as Google, IBM, Microsoft, Roll-Royce and Twitter.

“It is an honour to find myself part of the #IB100 list.  Inclusivity and diversity are crucial ingredients to the success of boardrooms and as business leaders we must do all we can to continue promoting the benefits across all industries, not just technology”, Ilube said in a statement.

In early trading on Wednesday, Corssword's shares rose 2.8% to 485p.

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