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Active Energy Group chairman Frank Lewis steps down

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London, United Kingdom - April 7, 2016, London, United Kingdom - Active Energy Group, a supplier of industrial wood, said chairman Frank Lewis is stepping down from the board.

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Mr. Lewis has many years of listed and private company boardroom-level executive experience, including as Finance Director, CEO and Chairman. He previously co-founded South Africa’s largest retail computer chain and held Non-Executive positions at several AIM-listed and private companies in the UK.

Alongside his role as Non-Executive Chairman of Active Energy Group Plc, Mr. Lewis currently holds Non-Executive Directorships at CIC Capital Limited, Century Galaxy Holdings Plc, China Africa Resources Plc, Community Solar UK Limited and Staffordshire Holdco Limited (formerly Durham Infrastructure 5 Limited).

Michael Rowan, currently a non-executive director, will be interim chairman as Active Energy searches for a permanent replacement.

Mr. Rowan was with Merrill Lynch International in London and New York, initially as Vice President & Senior Legal Counsel of Equity Capital Markets, before being appointed Director/Co-Head of the Syndicate Desk, Equity Capital Markets.

Since then he has held a number of senior roles within the Venture Capital, Mid Cap Broking and Asset Management sectors with Accelera Capital, Numis Securities and Charles Stanley Securities in London and Hong Kong; and was most recently Business Development Director and Investment Manager at JM Finn & Co He was also a Non-Executive Director at Voiamo Group Plc.

Mr. Rowan's current Board-level roles include Director and Partner at RD Active Capital Limited and Rowan & Associates Limited and Chairman of Environmental Recycling Technologies Plc.

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