11 April 2022
Appointment of Chief Financial Officer and Non-Executive Director changes
MyHealthChecked Plc (AIM: MHC), the consumer home-testing healthcare company, announces the appointment of Nick Edwards who will be joining the Board as Chief Financial Officer. Nick joins MyHealthChecked on a part-time basis immediately, taking up his position full time no later than September 2022. Lesley Innes will also be joining the Board as a Non-Executive Director, Chair of the Audit Committee and Company Secretary and Laura Moore has left the Board, both with immediate effect.
Nick joins MyHealthChecked from Viscose Closures Limited ("Viscose"), a manufacturer of Film and Cellulose tamper evident solutions, where he was Finance Director for two years. Nick brings with him over 20 years' experience having worked across multiple industries and commercial organisations, including eight years as Group Financial controller and Analyst at BBI Group Holdings Ltd where he worked alongside MyHealthChecked CEO, Penny McCormick. Nick also has significant management and transactional experience, including financial leadership for BBI's divestment from Alere Inc, and successfully securing important bank financing and Welsh Government funding for Viscose.
Lesley Innes also joins the MyHealthChecked Board, with immediate effect. Lesley is an experienced Chartered Accountant (FCA) who combines public and private company board experience with the technical skills gained at a senior level working at KPMG. Lesley has a significant track record of working within quoted public companies including Wilshaw PLC, Eckoh PLC, Symphony Telecoms Holdings PLC and more recently as non-executive director at REACT Group PLC where she also chaired the Audit Committee and acted as Company Secretary. Lesley also spent 14 years as Finance Director at Invigia Limited, a CRM software company specialising in customer complaints management primarily for the finance sector, managing the sale of the company for cash to the Equiniti group in October 2014.
Laura Moore leaves the board as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect to pursue other opportunities. Laura was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in October 2021 following the acquisition of Nell Health.
Penny McCormick, Chief Executive Officer of MyHealthChecked Plc, said: "I am delighted to be welcoming Lesley and Nick to the MyHealthChecked Board. The last 12 months have been incredibly dynamic for the Company and as we issue our suite of at-home wellness tests this quarter, the support and experience brought by Nick and Lesley will be invaluable as the business continues to grow.
"I would like to thank Laura for her support as we have integrated Nell Health into the business. Laura's knowledge and industry expertise has been valued as we continue to develop new tests and products. I wish Laura all the best and continued success in her future endeavours."
Disclosures in accordance with the AIM Rules
Lesley Baird Innes, 64, is, or has been, a director or partner of the following companies or partnerships during the past five years:
REACT Group PLC
Ms. Innes owns no shares in MyHealthChecked plc.
Nicholas Mervyn James Edwards, 51, is, or has been, a director or partner of the following companies or partnerships during the past five years:
Viscose Sleeving Limited
Viscose Closures Limited
Viscose Holdings Limited
Mr. Edwards owns no shares in MyHealthChecked plc.
There are no further disclosures required in accordance with AIM Rule 17 and Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.
For further information contact:
Penny McCormick, Chief Executive Officer
via Walbrook PR
SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (NOMAD)
Tel: +44 (0)20 3368 3550
Oberon Capital Ltd (Broker)
Tel: +44 (0)203 179 5344
Walbrook PR Ltd (Media & IR)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7933 8780 or [email protected]
Paul McManus / Alice Woodings
Mob: +44(0)7980 541 893 / +44(0) 7407 804 654
About MyHealthChecked PLC (www.myhealthcheckedplc.com)
MyHealthChecked PLC, based in Cardiff, is an AIM-quoted pioneering UK healthcare company focused on a range of at-home healthcare and wellness tests.
MyHealthChecked is the umbrella brand of a range of at-home DNA and RNA tests, now in development following the acquisition of The Genome Store in November 2020. The tests will be made available online, and would be viable for over the counter purchase.
The MyHealthChecked portfolio has been identified as part of a change in mindset as customers become more familiar with the concept of accessible healthcare in the growing at home testing kit market with a focus on accessibility at the right price, led by UK-based experts.