Appointment of Executive Chairman

DX (Group)

RNS Number : 4279G
DX (Group) PLC
15 November 2022

15 November 2022


DX (Group) plc

("DX", the "Company" or the "Group") 


Appointment of Executive Chairman


DX, the provider of delivery solutions, including parcel freight, secure courier and logistics services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Hammond to the Board as Executive Chairman. His appointment takes immediate effect and will be an executive position until such time a Chief Executive Officer is appointed to the Board, at which point it will revert to being a non-executive role.


Mark Hammond, aged 54 years, has over 25 years' commercial and financial experience across finance, investment and commerce and has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland since 1991. He was co-founder and manager of a private equity fund, Caird Capital LLP, having previously worked for Bank of Scotland Corporate as Head of Integrated Finance.


He is currently Senior Independent Director of Genuit Group plc, the listed provider of sustainable water, climate and ventilation management solutions to the construction industry, and a Non-executive Director of Chaffin Holdings Limited, which provides arboricultural services. He was previously a Non-executive Director of Tuffnells Parcel Express Limited, until its successful sale to Connect Group plc and a Non-executive Director of David Lloyd Leisure Group Limited, a leading European fitness business.


Jon Kempster, Senior Independent Director of DX (Group) plc, commented:


"We are delighted to welcome Mark to the Board as Executive Chairman. His appointment is an important step as we progress plans for the Group's future growth and development to the benefit of all shareholders."


AIM Rules, Schedule 2(g) disclosures:


The following disclosures are made in accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules.


Mark William Hammond, aged 54, holds or has held, within the last five years, the following directorships, and partnerships:


Current directorships/partnerships

Past directorships/partnerships

Genuit Group plc

Chaffin Group Holdings Limited

Chaffin Holdings Limited

Beechwood Park School Limited

Caird Capital LLP

Caird Capital 1 GP Limited

Cavendish Security Trustee Limited

Caird Capital Sackville GP LLP


Mark Hammond holds a beneficial interest in 700,000 ordinary shares of the Company.


There are no further details to be disclosed under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies in respect of Mr. Hammond.




DX (Group) plc

Jon Kempster, Senior Independent Director

David Mulligan, Chief Financial Officer

T: 020 3178 6378

(c/o KTZ Communications)

finnCap (Nominated Advisor and Joint Broker to DX)

T: 020 7220 0500

Matt Goode/Simon Hicks (Corporate Finance)

Andrew Burdis/Charlotte Sutcliffe (Corporate Broking)

Liberum (Joint Broker to DX)

T: 020 3100 2000

Robert Morton/Nick How/William Hall

KTZ Communications

Katie Tzouliadis/ Dan Mahoney

T: 020 3178 6378


About DX (Group) plc:

DX is a well-established provider of a wide range of delivery services to both business and residential addresses across the UK and Ireland. First established in 1975 as a Document Exchange service to the legal sector, DX now provides one of the widest ranges of overnight delivery services in the market, as well as logistics services. Items that DX transports range from confidential documents and valuable packages to large, awkward-to-handle freight, unsuitable for automated conveyor. 


DX Freight: comprises DX 1-Man, DX 2-Man and Logistics. The Division specialises in the delivery of irregular dimension and weight freight ("IDW"). 


DX Express: comprises DX Parcels and DX Exchange and Mail. The Division specialises in the express delivery of parcels and documents. 


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