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Venn Appointment New Chairman

Venn Appointment New Chairman

Venn Life Sciences (AIM: VENN), a growing Clinical Research Organisation providing clinical trial management and resourcing solutions to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device clients, announces the appointment of Allan Wood as Chairman to the Board with effect from 20 September 2016 taking over from Tony Richardson who has been acting as Executive Chairman since January 2016.

Allan Leigh Wood, aged 52, was previously Managing Director of Xansa Plc, an outsourcer of business processing solutions. Since then he has held a number of positions as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of multiple companies across a broad range of fields where he has acquired skills that will benefit Venn.

Tony Richardson, Chief Executive Officer of Venn said: “I am delighted to welcome Allan to Venn. Allan has extensive relevant experience in scaling businesses in health services and related sectors and I believe will add significant value as we seek to continue our current growth trajectory. Allan’s experience includes both organic business growth and M&A and together we can continue to build a successful and sustainable business for shareholders.”