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Nick Stone to join Hornby as finance director

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Margate, United Kingdom - January 4, 2013, Margate, United Kingdom - Hornby, a model railways company, announced that Nick Stone will join the company as its new finance director, effective January 14, 2013.

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Mr. Stone was previously the Operations and Finance Director at quoted international software and consultancy group KBC Advanced Technologies PLC. He worked at KBC for eleven years, having joined in 2001 as Finance Director.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Stone was interim Finance Director at Accidentcare Group PLC, Finance Director at Lambert Fenchurch Limited and held positions at Mobil Oil Corporation.

He has a degree in Mathematics and Economics from Bristol University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

The company also announced that Andrew J. Morris, the current finance director, will leave Hornby during the first quarter of 2013 following an agreed handover period.

He joined the Board of Hornby in 2007 and is leaving to take up a position as Chief Executive of a privately owned pharmaceutical business, where he has been a Non-Executive Director since 1998.

Mr. Morris has been Group Finance Director of Hornby since November 2007.

He served as Finance Director of Speedo International from 2000 to 2006. During his tenure at Speedo Andrew, he also served as interim Chief Executive Officer on two separate occasions.

Prior to that, Mr. Morris spent 16 years with Glaxo Smithkline as Finance and Logistics Director, Africa.

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