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Hansard Global changes board leadership

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Douglas, Isle of Man - July 2, 2014, Douglas, Isle of Man - Hansard Global plc, an investment company, confirmed that Leonard Polonsky is appointed as president of the board.

Mr. Polonsky remains a non-executive director but ceases to be the Chairman of the Board. Mr. Polonsky founded the Group in 1970. Previously he was a partner of Associated Investors (Investment Brokers) and had roles with Life Assurance Company of Pennsylvania. He taught languages in Heidelberg following postgraduate studies at Oxford and the Sorbonne.

The company also announced that Philip Gregory takes on the role of Chairman of the Board. He retains the role of Chairman of the Group's Nominations Committee but ceases to be the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

Mr. Gregory is also an Independent non-executive director of CFC Capital Limited. He is a chartered accountant. He has been CEO of HSBC Insurance Brokers Limited; Tullett & Tokyo Liberty plc, and Municipal Mutual Insurance Limited; and CFO of Marsh – Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Sema Group plc.

Maurice Dyson takes on the roles of Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. He remains Chairman of the Group Audit Committee.

Mr. Dyson is currently a Director and Trustee of several companies and trusts involved with corporate re-construction, investment and pensions. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, and an Associate of the CFA Society of the UK.


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