Appointment of Non-Executive Director
CityFibre (AIM: CFHL), the company that owns, builds and operates wholesale fibre optic infrastructure, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sally Davis as non-executive director with immediate effect.
Sally brings over 25 years of telecommunications and media experience from both Europe and North America and has served as a non-executive director for a number of FTSE and NASDAQ quoted companies. Sally has been voted one of the top 100 Global Telecoms executives in Global Telecoms Business.
Sally joins CityFibre having previously been CEO of BT Wholesale (2007-2011), a division within BT which generated revenues of over £4bn in 2011. She held a number of roles whilst at BT, including President of Global product (2001-05) and Director, Group Internet & Multimedia (1999-2001).
Prior to BT, Sally has worked across the telecommunications industry and her experience includes NYNEX/Bell/Verizon (1993-99) where she worked both in the U.K and U.S, Cable London and Mercury Communications.
Sally is currently a non-executive director of Logitech, a Swiss computer peripherals company, quoted on both NASDAQ and the Swiss bourse and Telenor, the major Norwegian telecoms operator with significant mobile operations in 13 markets (including India, Thailand and Malaysia).
Greg Mesch, CEO of CityFibre, commented:
"We are delighted to welcome such an experienced and highly regarded non-executive director to our board in Sally Davis. She joins CityFibre at an exciting period of operational growth for the Group as we seek to build on our successful listing on AIM. Sally's expertise in delivering large scale telecoms solutions in both wholesale and retail markets will be invaluable as CityFibre rolls out its vision for Gigabit Cities throughout the UK. We look forward to working closely with Sally as we continue to grow and evolve our business."
Sally Davis also commented:
"I am very much looking forward to joining the Board and contributing to the next stage of the company's development. CityFibre can play an important role in bringing much-needed fibre infrastructure to under-served cities and communities and bring significant benefits to businesses, public services and consumers."
The following information is disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies:
Ms Sally Davis (aged 60) has been a director of the following companies during the five years preceding the date of this announcement:
Logitech International SA
Henderson Smaller Company Investment Trust plc
BBC Management Board
Department for Transport
There is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.
For further information, please contact:
CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings plc
Greg Mesch, Chief Executive Officer
Terry Hart, Chief Financial Officer
Tel: 0845 293 0774
FinnCap (Nomad and Joint Broker)
Stuart Andrews / Christopher Raggett (Corporate Finance)
Simon Johnson (Corporate Broking)
Tel: 020 7220 0500
Liberum (Joint Broker)
Richard Bootle (Corporate Finance)
Steven Tredget (Corporate Broking)
Tel: 020 3100 2000
Jeremy Garcia / Fiona Henson / Gabriella Clinkard
Tel: 020 7466 5000