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discoverIE Appoints Outgoing Diploma CEO As Non-Executive Director

LONDON (Alliance News) - Customised electronics firm discoverIE Group PLC announced on Tuesday ...

Alliance News 23 January, 2018 | 2:01PM
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LONDON (Alliance News) - Customised electronics firm discoverIE Group PLC announced on Tuesday the appointment of soon-to-retire Diploma PLC Chief Executive Bruce Thompson as non-executive director.

Thompson is leaving FTSE 250-listed Diploma after 21 years at the helm, and will join discoverIE on February 26. In September 2017, Diploma said Thompson would be leaving the firm by the following September.

Chairman Malcolm Diamond said: "We are delighted to welcome Bruce to discoverIE where his wealth of experience and impressive track record of building a high quality international business will be of great value as we grow discoverIE into a global electronics business."

Shares in discoverIE were down 0.4% on Tuesday at 382.00 pence each.

By George Collard; georgecollard@alliancenews.com

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security Name Price Change (%) Morningstar
Diploma PLC 1,701.00 GBX 2.72 -
discoverIE Group PLC 548.00 GBX 3.40 -

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