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Simwood Group plc Appoints John Souter to its Board

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Simwood Group plc Appoints John Souter to its Board

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Simwood Group plc, the international telecoms company, is delighted to announce the appointment of John Souter to join its board. Simwood is currently maintaining aggressive growth in its home UK and US markets, as well as expanding by way of acquisition. John will be playing a major role in assisting delivery of Simwood’s expansion plans. This appointment is an essential step in strengthening top-level oversight and adding experience in implementing controls befitting a larger multinational business.

John recently stepped down as CEO of LINX, the London Internet Exchange, after 18 years of very highly commended work seeing that organization rapidly grew and adapted in aggressively competitive markets. He has also oversaw LINX’s expansion to US, while bolstering its activities across the globe and maintaining its

He will bring a fresh and uninhibited approach to our strategy ensuring the maximum chance of success



position as the world’s largest member-owned Internet Exchange Point.

“I am energized and eagerly anticipating joining the innovative and ambitious team at Simwood,” says the former LINX CEO, John Souter. He adds, “I have respected their attitude, approach and ethos for many years and am looking forward to bringing a focused, diligent approach to their business. It is extremely pleasing to make my first venture from executive to non-executive activities with them”.

Commenting on this Grahame Davies, Chairman of Simwood Group, says, “ I am delighted that John has chosen to join Simwood as his first step from executive excellence into the exciting new role of activating,supporting on the company’s ambitions, its corporate aims and its staff. He will bring a fresh and uninhibited approach to our strategy ensuring the maximum chance of success”.

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