Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

22 December 2016

STM Group Plc (AIM: STM), the cross border financial services provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robin Charles Ellison as a Non-Executive Director, with immediate effect.  Robin is a lawyer with extensive experience in pensions in both the professional and academic fields, having been involved in various aspects of pensions since the 1970's. He has published a number of books and articles on the subject of pension law, is a former Chairman of what is now the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association, is a consultant with Pinsent Masons, and is Visiting Professor of Pensions Law at Cass Business School.

Commenting on Robin's appointment, Alan Kentish, Chief Executive Officer at STM, said: "I am very pleased to welcome Robin to the Board and look forward to his contribution given his extensive experience in the pensions field which is currently our major business sector and offers considerable growth opportunities for STM."

Robin Ellison added: "I am delighted to be joining STM, and look forward to helping it both develop its existing business and design and introduce new products, in a market which is rapidly changing. There are significant opportunities for innovative pensions products both in the UK and the rest of the world and STM is uniquely placed to make use of those opportunities."

The following details in relation to the appointment of Mr Ellison are disclosed in accordance with Schedule 2(g) and Rule 17 of the AIM Rules for Companies:

Director's full name: Robin Charles Ellison
Director's age: 67 years

Current directorships Past directorships held within the last five years
Brigsteer Agricultural Land Management Limited
CAR UK Limited
Carillion (DB) Pension Trustee Limited
Global Operations & Administration Limited
Goal Global Recoveries Limited
Goal Group Ltd
Goal Taxback Limited
Hedgehog(1) Limited
Hedgehog(2) Limited
Hedgehog(3) Limited
Hedgehog(4) Limited
Hedgehog(5) Limited
IDS Trustees Limited
iiTRA Limited
Jewish Care Pension Trustees Limited
Jewish Chronicle Pension Trustees Limited
London & Colonial Holdings Limited
London & Colonial Services Limited
Magen David Adom UK Ltd
Perrymount House Limited
Stoll Moss Theatres (Pension Trustees) Ltd
The Fiduciary Corporation (Properties) Limited
White Horse Mutual Ltd
The National Association of Pension Funds Limited
The Trustee Guild Ltd
Trustee Solutions Ltd
London Wall Trustees Limited
Occupational Pensions Trusts Limited
Occupational Pensions Trusts Administration Limited
Pensions for Family Lawyers Ltd.
The Trustee Guild Limited
Browallia Retirement Benefits Scheme Trustees Limited
Risk-Averse Investing Limited
Cumuluspensions Limited
Alfred McAlpine Pension Trustees Limited

Mr Ellison has no interest in any ordinary shares or options in the Company.

There are no other disclosures in accordance with Schedule 2(g) and Rule 17 of the AIM Rules for Companies.


For further information, please contact:

STM Group Plc  
Alan Kentish, Chief Executive Officer Tel: 00 350 200 42686
Therese Neish, Chief Financial Officer Tel: 00 350 200 42686  
FinnCap Tel: +44 (0) 20 7220 0500
Matt Goode / Emily Watts - Corporate Finance
Mia Gardner - Corporate Broking
Media enquiries:  
Tom Cooper / Paul Vann Tel: +44 (0) 20 7933 8780
Mob: +44 (0) 797 122 1972

Notes to editors:

STM is a multi-jurisdictional financial services group listed on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange. The Group specialises in the delivery of a wide range of financial service products to professional intermediaries and in the administration of assets for international clients in relation to retirement, estate and succession planning, and wealth structuring.

Today, STM has trading operations in Gibraltar, Malta, Jersey, and Spain. It has also recently opened satellite offices in South East Asia, the Middle East, and South Africa. The Group continues to expand through the development of additional products and services that its ever-more sophisticated clients demand.

STM has, for example, a dedicated international pensions division which specialises in Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes (QROPS) and Qualifying Non-UK Pension Schemes (QNUPS); it also has a Gibraltar Life Insurance Company, STM Life Assurance PCC PLC, which provides life insurance bonds - wrappers in which a variety of investments, including investment funds, can be held.

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