IPPlus PLC today announces the appointment of Chris Fielding, as a Non-Executive Director, with immediate effect.

Mr. Christopher Michael Fielding (aged 55) is currently Head of Corporate Finance at W H Ireland and brings with him over thirty years' experience of corporate and financial skills. Previous to his current role, Mr. Fielding worked at Arden Partners and spent eleven years prior to that at Hoare Govett, where he was a director of Corporate Finance.  He qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse and then held appointments at Thomas Cook, Cadbury Schweppes, and Barclays de Zoete Wedd.

In accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules, Mr. Fielding holds or has held in the past 5 years the following directorships and partnerships:

CurrentPast 5 years
NoneW H Ireland Limited

Mr. Fielding does not hold any shares in the Company.

Save for the disclosures above, there are no further disclosures to be made in accordance with Rule 17 and Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules.

The Company also announces that after nearly four years' service Bernard Waldron has stated his intention to stand down as a Non-Executive Director, with effect from 30 September 2014. The Board wishes to express its gratitude to Mr. Waldron for his service to the Company and extends its best wishes to him in his future endeavours.

Philip Dayer, the current Chairman, has also advised the board that it is his intention to stand down at the end of 2014 having served the Company for 9 years. It is the Company's expectation that Mr. Fielding will take over the Chairman's role on Mr. Dayer's departure. A further announcement will be made in due course relating to this.


For further information, please contact:

IPPLUS PLCTel: +44 (0)1473 321 800
William Catchpole, Chief Executive Officer
Stuart Gordon, Chief Financial Officer
N+1 Singer (Nomad & Broker)Tel: +44 (0)20 7496 3000
Aubrey Powell
Alex Wright