RNS Number : 1367U
NetScientific PLC
05 April 2016



("NetScientific" or the "Company" or the "Group")


Netscientific Appoints Ian Postlethwaite as Chief Financial Officer


London, UK - 5th April 2016 - NetScientific plc ("NetScientific", AIM:NSCI), the transatlantic biomedical and healthcare technology  group, is pleased to announce that Ian Postlethwaite has accepted the role as Chief Financial Officer.  Ian will join the Company and the Board as soon as his current employer has appointed a suitable successor and allowed time for an orderly handover. A subsequent announcement detailing Ian's start date will be made in due course.


Ian Postlethwaite is currently the Finance Director and Company Secretary of Allergy Therapeutics plc, where he has held the roles since May 2002. Ian previously held senior finance and executive management positions with AFS (1997-2002), Ericsson (1994-1997) and Phillips Electronics (1989-1994). Ian is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. He graduated from Aston University in 1985 with a BSc (Hons) in Geological Sciences.


Commenting on the appointment, Sir Richard Sykes, Chairman of NetScientific, said: "I am delighted to welcome Ian to NetScientific as our new Chief Financial Officer. His wealth of experience at Board level in raising capital for listed growth companies with international operations in the healthcare sector will be a huge asset to the Company as we move forward with our new focus on digital health, diagnostics and therapeutics.


"We very much look forward to working with Ian as he becomes a pivotal member of our team. Until he commences Mark Nanovich will continue in his role as Interim CFO, and we would like to thank Mark for his continued contribution in helping to support the business during our recent period of transition."


Ian Postlethwaite commented: "I am excited to be joining NetScientific - this is a rapidly progressing group with an exciting portfolio of high-quality assets focused on dynamic new areas in healthcare. I look forward to working with the team to build value."



Ian David Postlethwaite, aged 53 years, has been a director of the following companies during the five years preceding the date of this announcement:

 Current directorships

Past Directorships

Allergy Therapeutics plc

Allergy Therapeutics Developments

Allergy Therapeutics (Holdings) Limited


Bencard Allergie GmbH


Allergy Therapeutics Italia s.r.l.


Allergy Therapeutics Iberia S.L.


Sussex Port Forwarding Limited

Shoreham Port Developments And Investments Limited

Teomed AG




There is no further information to be disclosed under Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.


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For more information, please contact:



François R. Martelet, M.D., CEO

Mark Nanovich, Interim CFO


Tel: +44 (0)20 3514 1800

Investec (NOMAD and broker)

Gary Clarence / Daniel Adams

Tel: +44 (0)20 7597 4000


Consilium Strategic Communications

Mary-Jane Elliott / Chris Gardner / Jessica Hodgson / Chris Welsh / Laura Thornton


Tel: +44 (0)20 3709 5700




About NetScientific Plc


NetScientific is a biomedical and healthcare technology group that funds and develops technologies that offer transformative benefits to people's lives and society through improved diagnosis, prognosis and treatment.  For more information, please visit the website at www.netscientific.net.

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