Following its meeting last week The Board of Human Recognition Systems is pleased to announce the following changes.
Nigel Seddon joined the company as Finance Director on Monday 29 April 2013 and has now been appointed to the Board with effect of 21 May 2013.
Nigel has a varied background in the chemicals industry, international roles and more recently working with start-up SME’s.
Nigel is not only an experienced Finance Director but is also a practiced General Manager with experience in Logistics, Supply Chain and Commercial Development. In recent years Nigel has been working with a portfolio of SME start-up companies and following his daughter embarking on life at university Nigel has chosen a move to a permanent Finance Director role. Nigel is very excited to join the business stating ‘clearly the HRS business is excellent at what it does, and in a fast developing marketplace there are fantastic opportunities to scale the business profitably. I am really looking forward to joining the HRS team at this exciting time, to help the business to make the most of its potential.’
In addition, after two years supporting Human Recognition Systems through significant periods of change Simon Hodges is stepping down from the Board to pursue other ventures.
Following Simon Hodges departure from the Board Simon Loveridge has been appointed as Non-Executive Director.
Simon is the Chief Financial Officer of the Capital Values Group, a family office based in Dubai, with group offices in London, Jersey, Sydney and Hong Kong.
Simon has responsibility for managing the group’s investments and continuing to drive the expansion of the family’s core student accommodation business globally. Simon is a qualified accountant and has worked with Capital Values Group for over two years. His background is primarily in real estate, prior to joining Capital Values Group Simon worked at Unite Group PLC in senior roles in Fund Management and Corporate Development.
The Chairman of the Board, Geoffrey Maddrell, thanked Simon Hodges for his important contribution to the Company and warmly welcomed Nigel Seddon and Simon Loveridge. He expressed confidence in their potential to add significant value to the purposeful objectives of the Board and the company in the next important phase of growth.