Vitesse Media plc (AIM: VIS), the AIM-quoted digital media and events business, announces the appointment of Edward (“Ed”) Riddell as Group Finance Director with immediate effect.

Ed joined Vitesse as Head of Finance in September 2016. Previously, he was Head of Finance, and prior to that Finance Manager, for five years at fintech start-up CorporatePay Limited and subsequently WEX Europe following WEX Inc’s acquisition of CorporatePay in mid-2012, with responsibility for all finance-related activities and reporting. Ed qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young having graduated with a Business Management degree.

There are no further disclosures to be made regarding Edward James Riddell, aged 35, in accordance with Rule 17 and Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.

Simon Stilwell, Chief Executive of Vitesse Media, said:

“I am delighted to welcome Ed to the Board. His experience in the industry and the impact he has made during his time as Head of Finance at Vitesse gives me the utmost confidence that he will continue to be a great asset to the business. Vitesse has made a step change in its direction and ambitions, particularly in developing greater financial stability, and I look forward to working with Ed as we continue to drive the business forward.”

For further enquiries please contact:

Vitesse Media plc+44 (0)20 7250 7035
Simon Stilwell, Chief Executive
Ed Riddell, [Group] Finance Director
Stockdale Securities Limited+44 (0)20 7601 6100
Tom Griffiths
Ed Thomas
Alma PR+44 (0)20 3865 9668
Rebecca Sanders-Hewett
Robyn Fisher
Susie Hudson
 

About Vitesse Media plc

Vitesse Media plc is an AIM-quoted leading B2B media business specialising in events, digital activities, data and research across four key sectors: Technology, Investment, Diversity and SME. Vitesse’s ambition is to create content that informs, communities that engage and brands that inspire in order to enable a better business environment for our sponsors and clients.

Vitesse’s flagship titles include SmallBusiness.co.uk, Growth Company Investor, Information Age, GrowthBusiness.co.uk and What Investment. Vitesse Media is also responsible for a growing portfolio of high-profile events, including The Quoted Company Awards, Women in IT Awards, British Small Business Awards and Data 50 Awards, amongst others.

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