Board Changes

RNS Number : 6205T
W.H. Ireland Group PLC
16 November 2023

16 November  2023

WH Ireland Group Plc


(“WH Ireland” or the “Company”)

Board Changes

WH Ireland is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Moore as Non-Executive Chair (subject to FCA regulatory approval) and Garry Stran as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.

In conjunction with these appointments, and as previously announced on 28 July 2023, Simon Lough, Helen Sinclair and Tom Wood will be stepping down from the Board, also with immediate effect.

Phillip Wale, Chief Executive Officer, commented: “I would like to welcome Simon Moore and Garry Stran to the Board and I am looking forward to working with them as we focus on the next stage of the Company’s development. Their experience will strengthen the Board’s skillset and ensure we have stable governance as we navigate challenging markets.

I would also like to thank Simon Lough, Helen Sinclair and Tom Wood for their significant effort and support over the last few years culminating in the Company’s recapitalisation.”

Details in respect of Simon Moore and Garry Stran, as required pursuant to Rule 17 and Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies, are as set out below.

Additional Information

Simon Alick Moore, age 58, is currently or has been a Director of the following companies within the past five years:


Current Directorships

Previous Directorships

Liverpool Victoria Financial Services

Cambridge and Counties Bank Limited

PCF Group plc

Pennant International Group PLC

PCF Bank Limited

Al Rayan Bank UK plc

RCI Bank (UK) Ltd

Pennant Software Services Limited

University of West of England / Wallscourt Foundation

Pennant EBT Trustee Limited

Pennant International Limited

Pennant Rail Holdings Limited

Simon Moore Associates Ltd


Garry George Stran, age 58, is currently or has been a Director of the following companies within the past five years:


Current Directorships

Previous Directorships

Catalyst Asset Finance Limited

Computershare Loan Services Ltd

Azule Limited

Computershare Mortgage Services Limited

PCF Group plc

Clarity Credit Management Solutions Limited

PCF Credit Limited

Homeloan Management Limited

PCF Bank Limited

Collingtree Enterprises Limited


For further information please contact:

WH Ireland Group plc

Phillip Wale, Chief Executive Officer

+44(0) 20 7220 1666

Canaccord Genuity Limited

Emma Gabriel / Harry Rees         

+44(0) 20 7523 8000

MHP Communications

Reg Hoare          

+44 (0) 20 3128 8100


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