Director appointment

MedaPhor Group plc (AIM: MED), the global provider of advanced ultrasound skills training simulators for medical professionals, announces the appointment of Ian Whittaker as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director, effective as of 21 September 2016.

Ian George Whittaker, aged 62, was formerly the CEO of Inventive Medical Ltd (“IML”), the cardio ultrasound simulation company that was acquired by MedaPhor in August 2016. Ian previously held roles at Hewlett Packard, where he was appointed to the UK Board in 2002, working as Vice President for the UK Consumer, Imaging and Printing team. Since leaving Hewlett Packard in 2005, Ian worked for a number of blue chip US technology companies before being appointed as CEO of IML in 2010.

Riccardo Pigliucci, Chairman of MedaPhor, said: “I am delighted to welcome Ian to the Board. He will make an invaluable contribution to the ongoing growth strategy of the enlarged group, as we look to exploit the demand for both our market leading systems.”

Current directorships

Inventive Medical Ltd

Huntercombe Golf Club Ltd

Other than that set out above, there are no other matters that are required to be disclosed under Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules in relation to the appointment of Ian Whittaker.