Brady plc Appointment of Non-Executive Chairman

06/06/2016

Brady plc Appointment of Non-Executive Chairman

Brady plc, the leading global provider of trading, risk management and settlement solutions to the energy, commodities and recycling sectors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Jenks as Non-Executive Chairman with immediate effect. Ian’s appointment follows the recent announcement that Paul Fullagar has decided to retire from his role as Chairman.

Ian Jenks has significant experience working with software companies, and currently holds a number of senior roles including Chairman of listed company Birdtsep Technologies ASA and Senior Independent Director of Paysafe PLC. Ian is also a Non-Executive Director of a number private companies including Nexeon Limited, Smartkem Limited, Econic Limited and Seren Phonics Limited. Previously, Ian was a partner in Crescendo Ventures LLP, Chairman of Oplink Communications Inc. and President of JDS Uniphase Inc. Further information on Mr. Jenks, as required by Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies is included in the Appendix below.

Outgoing Chairman Paul Fullagar said,

“I wish to thank all shareholders for their support over the last nine years. During this time the Company has achieved much. In this period revenues have increased six fold. We have strengthened our position as the leading provider of risk management and settlement solutions to companies all around the world. We now have over 400 customers and are able to service them through offices in Europe, the USA and Asia, and support their requirements across commodities, energy and recycling. I am very happy to hand over the role of Chairman to Ian Jenks. He has fantastic experience building technology companies and I’m sure under his tenure Brady will enjoy even further growth.”