Directorate Change and Relationship Agreement

RNS Number : 2212Q
W.H. Ireland Group PLC
28 November 2016

WH Ireland Group Plc

(“WH Ireland” or the “Company”)

Directorate Change and Relationship Agreement

The Board of WH Ireland is pleased to announce that Humphrey Percy has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 December 2016.

In addition, the Company has entered into a relationship agreement with Integrated Financial Services For Buying and Selling Securities W.L.L. (a subsidiary of KEH Group, the Company’s largest shareholder) which, inter alia, allows them to appoint a director to the Company’s board, and regulates the continuing relationship between KEH Group and the Company so to ensure that the Company will at all times be capable of carrying on its business independently of KEH Group and its associates (the “Relationship Agreement”).

Humphrey Richard Percy, aged 60, is the Group Chief Executive of KEH Group and was previously Global Head of Futures at ICAP plc and Head of Global Financial Markets at Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale.

Richard Killingbeck, Chief Executive Officer of WH Ireland commented:

“I am delighted that Humphrey has agreed to join the Board of W H Ireland. Humphrey will not only strengthen the board, but brings with him significant knowledge of the Financial Services Sector.”

Additional information relating to Humphrey Richard Percy:

Humphrey is currently a director of SGM – Foreign Exchange Limited, Trade Driven Systems Limited and PDQFX Limited.

Humphrey was previously a director of MKL Construction Equipment Finance Limited, BLME Nominees LIBF Limited, BLME (UK) GP Limited, Bank of London and the Middle East plc, BLME Holdings plc.

There are no further disclosures required under Schedule 2 (g) of the AIM Rules.



For further information please contact:


WH Ireland Group plc                                                

Richard Killingbeck, Chief Executive Officer                          +44(0) 20 7220 1666



SPARK Advisory Partners Limited

Mark Brady/Miriam Greenwood

                   +44(0) 203 368 3551/3550


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