Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
Thursday, 03 November 2016

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Eckoh is pleased to announce that Chrissie Herbert has agreed to join the Eckoh Board as Chief Financial Officer.

Chrissie's appointment follows the announcement on 27 July 2016 that Adam Moloney intended to step down in order to pursue new opportunities.

Chrissie joins Eckoh from her current role as UK and Ireland Finance Director at PayPoint plc, the FTSE 250 retail technology and multi-channel payment solutions business. She brings with her significant industry insight and experience from one of the leading global secure payments companies. In addition, having qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG, Chrissie gained considerable executive experience at a number of high growth, consumer facing businesses including Collect+, a fast-growing joint venture between PayPoint plc and Yodel and Travelodge Hotels Ltd, one of the UK's largest independent hotel brands.

A further announcement regarding Chrissie's start date will be made in due course. In the meantime, Adam Moloney will continue to act as Finance Director.

Chris Batterham, Non-executive Chairman, commented:
'We are delighted that Chrissie has decided to join Eckoh. Her experience leading teams at high-growth technology companies and her expertise in ensuring financial discipline across multi-divisional businesses will undoubtedly benefit the Company as we continue our strategy for expansion.'

Chrissie Herbert added:
'I am excited to be joining Eckoh at such an important time. After a number of years of successive growth the Company has successfully established a US operation and I look forward to supporting the business as it gains further traction in the global secure payments and contact centre markets.'

This announcement contains inside information.

Save as disclosed above, there are no other matters which are required to be disclosed with regards to the appointment of Christine Gillian Herbert (née Bacon), age 46, in accordance with Rule 17 and paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies.

For more information, please contact:

Adam Moloney, Group Finance Director
Tel: 01442 458 300