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Microsaic Systems plc (AIM: MSYS), the developer of chip-based scientific instruments, today announces the appointment of Mr Bevan Metcalf as Finance Director and member of the Microsaic Board of Directors.
Mr Metcalf has 35 years’ of financial management experience with international companies primarily in the mining and pharmaceuticals sectors, including Beowulf Mining (2014-present), Afferro Mining (2008-2013), African Eagle Resources (2004-2011), Orion Corporation (1995-2003) and GlaxoSmithKline (1984-1995). In the past ten years, he has been involved with companies listed on the AIM segment of the London Stock Exchange and on the Toronto stock exchange as Finance Director, Chief Financial Officer and in a Non-executive Director capacity. Mr Metcalf is a Member of the Chartered Accountants – Australia and New Zealand, and he has a degree in Management Studies from the University of Waikato, New Zealand.
Mr Metcalf replaces Andrew Darby who will be leaving the Company on 15 January 2016 and will step down from the Board of the Company with immediate effect.
Colin Nicholl, Microsaic’s Chairman, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Bevan to Microsaic. The Company has established a strong foundation for growth and we are confident his experience from across multiple sectors will assist the Company as it rolls out its commercial strategy. The Board wishes to thank Andrew Darby for his contribution to the development of the Microsaic business during his time as Finance Director.”
The following information is required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies:
Full name: Bevan John Metcalf
BEOWULF MINING PLC
BM FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS LTD
JOKKMOKK IRON MINES AB
NORRBOTTEN MINING AB
WAYLAND SWEDEN AB
Past Directorships in the last five years:
AFRICAN EAGLE RESOURCES PLC
FD ASSOCIATES LIMITED
FD SUPPLY LIMITED
THE FD GROUP LIMITED
TWIGG RESOURCES LIMITED