Directors of Microgen
Martyn Ratcliffe, Chairman
Martyn Ratcliffe was appointed a non-executive director of Microgen plc (“Microgen”) on 7 May 1998 and chairman on 31 July 1998. Mr Ratcliffe is also Executive Chairman of Sagentia Group plc and RM plc.
David Sherriff, Chief Executive Officer
David Sherriff joined Microgen on 3 May 1999 as Divisional Managing Director. Mr Sherriff joined the Board on 1 August 2002 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer on 19 April 2011. Prior to joining Microgen he held senior positions within ECsoft UK from 1993 to April 1999, the last two years as Managing Director.
Philip Wood, Group Finance Director
Philip Wood was appointed Group Finance Director on 2 January 2007. A Chartered Accountant, Mr Wood spent seven years with AttentiV Systems Group plc and its group companies during which time he, as Group Finance Director, oversaw the group’s flotation in 2004 and subsequent acquisition in 2005 by Tieto Corporation.
Peter Bertram, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Peter Bertram was appointed as a non-executive director on 3 October 2006 and Chairman of the Audit Committee on 1 May 2007. On 19 April 2011 Mr Bertram was appointed as the senior independent non-executive director. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Mr Bertram is also Chairman of Phoenix IT Group plc and Ten Alps plc and non-executive director of Psion plc.
Vanda Murray OBE, Non-Executive Director
Vanda Murray was appointed as a non-executive director on 1 September 2011 and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee on 1 January 2012. Ms Murray was Chief Executive Officer of Blick plc from 2001 to 2004 and is currently Chairman of VPhase plc and non-executive director of Carillion plc, Chemring Group plc, Fenner plc, and The Manchester Airport Group plc.
Peter Whiting, Non Executive Director
Peter Whiting was appointed as a non-executive director on 2 February 2012. Mr Whiting has over twenty years’ experience as an investment analyst, specialising in the software and IT services sector. He joined UBS in 2000, led the UK small and mid-cap research team and was Chief Operating Officer of UBS European Equity Research from 2007 to 2011.
Anjum O' Neill, Company Secretary and Group Legal Counsel
Anjum O’Neill was appointed as Company Secretary on 7 October 2008. Mrs O’Neill joined the Group in 2004 and has held the role of Group Legal Counsel since 1 March 2007. She is a Solicitor of England and Wales.