01 Feb 2023
Petards, the AIM quoted developer of advanced security and surveillance systems, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Wakefield, as an independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
John is an experienced quoted company director and corporate adviser. He is currently non-executive chairman of Baron Oil Plc and a non-executive directive of Drumz Plc both of which are listed on AIM and he has previously worked at several nominated adviser firms. He qualified as a solicitor with McKenna & Co (now CMS) before moving into corporate finance, first with Williams de Broe Limited and then at Rowan Dartington & Co. Limited, where he was a founder director and shareholder and head of corporate finance. He was a corporate finance director of WH Ireland Limited from 2009 until 2016.
He has been a member of the AIM Advisory Group, chairman of the London Stock Exchange Regional Advisory Group for the South West and chairman of South West Angel and Investor Network Limited (SWAIN) from 2008 until 2016.
John will assume the role of Chair of the Nominations Committee and will also be a member of both the Audit and Remuneration Committees.