Pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.14(2) Micro Focus International (LON:MCRO) today announced that Kevin Loosemore, Executive Chairman, has been appointed to the Board of De La Rue plc as a non-executive director and chairman designate with effect from 2nd September 2019. At the same time he has relinquished the Chairmanship of IRIS Software Group to ensure that he can continue to fulfil his obligations as Executive Chairman of Micro Focus. Kevin will succeed the incumbent De La Rue chairman on 1 October 2019.
Micro Focus also announces that Darren Roos, non-executive director, will be leaving the Board with immediate effect. Darren joined the Board as a Director nominated by HPE as part of the HPE transaction. The period for HPE to nominate directors has now expired and Darren is stepping down to focus on his growing executive commitments. The Board would like to thank Darren for his commitment and contributions over the past two years and wish him well.