Imagination Technologies Group plc (LSE: IMG, “Imagination”, “the Group”), a leading multimedia, communications and processor technology company, has today appointed Bert Nordberg as a non-executive director and Chairman designate, with effect from 20 March 2015. He will succeed Geoff Shingles, who is retiring on 20 March 2015.
Bert Nordberg joins the board following an executive career spanning 30 years in the technology sector, latterly as President and CEO of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications. He was President and CEO of Sony Ericsson from 2009 to 2012 and Executive Vice President at Ericsson from 1996 to 2009.
He is currently Chairman of Vestas Wind Systems A/S and is a non-executive director of AB Electrolux and SCA – Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget. He was a non-executive director of Blackberry Limited.
David Anderson, senior independent director, commented:
“It is a great pleasure to welcome Bert to Imagination. His considerable expertise in running and chairing international technology companies will be a great asset to the Group”.
Bert Nordberg, commented:
“I am delighted to be appointed Chairman at a very exciting time for the Group. I look forward to working with the board to capitalise on the significant opportunities across the business.”
The Group confirms that there is no information to disclose relating to Mr. Nordberg under rules 9.6.13 (1) to (6) of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.
Imagination Technologies Group plc
David Anderson, senior independent director
Tel: 01923 260 511
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