Active Energy Group chairman Frank Lewis steps down
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. ■