Regulatory News

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

02 August 2017

Be Heard (AIM: BHRD), the digital marketing services group, announces the appointment of David Morrison as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

David, (age 58), is Chief Executive of Prospect Investment Management, which he founded in 1999 as an investor in early stage growth companies. He is also currently Chairman of Maris Ltd, a holding company with a range of activities in East Africa, and is Senior Independent Director of Record plc.

He has been an investor in and director of several private and public companies with which Prospect was associated, including PayPoint plc, Venture Production plc, and Warsaw Stock Exchange listed Grupa Duon SA. David started his career in investment management at the Industrial Commercial and Finance Corporation (now 3i), before joining Abingworth Management, where he was actively involved in venture capital investment both in the UK and United States. Prior to founding Prospect, he spent time at Botts & Co and Blakeney Management.

Peter Scott, Executive Chairman of Be Heard, commented:

"We are delighted to welcome David to the Group as a Non-Executive Director. His experience in identifying and developing early stage growth companies will be valuable to our strategy of acquiring and connecting best-in-class partner agencies."


For further information, please contact:

Be Heard Group plc
Peter Scott,
Executive Chairman
Robin Price,
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
+44 20 3828 6269
N+1 Singer
Mark Taylor / Lauren Kettle
+44 20 7496 3000
James Serjeant
+44 20 3903 7715
Bell Pottinger (Financial PR)
Elly Williamson / Liz Morley / Jamie Ricketts
+44 20 3772 2573

Details of David John Morrison's current and previous directorships in the past five years are set out below:

Current directorships Previous directorships
Abbotts Ann Farming Limited Grupa Duon SA
Maris Limited Mondis Technology Limited
Paywizard plc (formerly MGT PLC) PayPoint plc
PIML Properties Limited Snoozebox Holdings plc
Prospect Investment Management Limited UK Specialist Hospitals Limited
Record PLC  
Templeco 684 Limited  
The Houghton Club Limited  

David Morrison was a non-executive director of Patrizia Wigan plc a privately owned company, which went into receivership in June 1992. Unpaid creditors amounted to £583,109. David Morrison was a director of Purepower Group Limited which was placed into a voluntary liquidation on 25 November 2011. The estimated deficiency as regards members was £16,911,953.

No other information is required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule Two to the AIM Rules for Companies.


Notes to Editors:

About Be Heard Group plc

Be Heard Group plc (AIM:BHRD) is a digital marketing services group operating at the intersection of marketing, technology and e-commerce. Our vision is to build an agile interconnected group focused on helping clients maximise their return-on-investment from digital marketing. To achieve this, we acquire and connect best-in-class partner companies spanning key digital disciplines, providing management experience, access to deeper resources and a strong platform for growth.

Our four partners today are:

Agenda 21 Digital Holding Limited ('agenda21'), a digital media and analytics agency, which became a partner on admission in November 2015

MMT Limited ('MMT Digital'), a user experience ("UX"), design and build agency, which became a partner in May 2016

Kameleon Worldwide Limited ('Kameleon'), a content marketing agency, which became a partner in December 2016

Freemavens Limited ('Freemavens'), a data-driven analytics and insight consultancy, which became a partner in February 2017




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