Empresaria Group PLC
13 December 2005
Empresaria Group plc
Appointment of Penny Freer as Non-Executive Director
Empresaria Group plc ('Empresaria' or 'the Group') is pleased to announce the
appointment of Penny Freer as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Penny has been involved in small and mid-cap investment banking for almost 20
years, most recently as Head of Equities in London for Robert W Baird, the US
investment bank. Penny was previously responsible for Credit Lyonnais' small
and mid-cap equities activities.
Penny has agreed to chair the Empresaria Group remuneration committee.
Miles Hunt, Chief Executive of Empresaria Group commented: 'Penny brings a
wealth of skills and experience that will stand the Group in good stead as we
continue our growth as a quoted company. We are delighted to have further
strengthened our board with this appointment.'
In accordance with the AIM rules, we provide the following background
information on Penny Freer:
Full name: Penny Freer
The Capital Markets Group Limited
Capital Markets Strategy Limited
Capital Markets Analysis Limited
Peacock Blue Limited
Pilotfish Marine AB
Directorships held in the last five years:
Robert W. Baird Limited
Robert W. Baird Group Limited
Wilton Wright Limited
There are no further disclosures to be made in accordance with Schedule 2(g) of
the AIM Rules
For further enquiries please contact:
Empresaria Group Plc 01293 649 900
Tony Martin (Chairman)
Miles Hunt (Chief Executive)
Nick Hall-Palmer (Finance Director)
Bridgewell Securities Limited 020 7003 3000
Notes for editors:
Empresaria Group plc is a diversified recruitment group built on a philosophy of
management equity through organic growth, investment in start-up businesses and
providing funding for management buy outs within the staffing sector.
Empresaria was formed in 1996 by Miles Hunt and consists of 25 staffing
companies. Its business model, allows founder managers and key staff within
Empresaria's subsidiaries to acquire or retain a meaningful stake in the
businesses they run or work in.
Empresaria currently provides specialist recruitment services across five
sectors in the UK; namely:
1. Construction, Property Services & Engineering;
2. Supply Chain;
3. Public Sector;
4. Financial Services; and
5. Specialist Brands.
In addition, Empresaria is actively expanding internationally and has
established operations in Japan, the US, China, Australia, Thailand and
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