Inspired Energy CEO steps down

08:51 11/10/2017 - Inspired Energy chief executive Janet Thornton has resigned due to personal reasons and has stepped down with immediate effect.

Chief operating officer Mark Dickinson has been appointed CEO with immediate effect.

The group said that to streamline the operation of the board corporate development director David Foreman had stepped down from the board but would remain in his current role with the group and participate in operational board meetings.

Non-executive chairman Michael Fletcher said: 'On behalf of the board, I would like to thank Janet for her years of dedication to the group, from founding the company 17 years ago to leading the IPO of the business on AIM in 2011, she has been an intrinsic part of the success to date.

'During this time the company has grown from a small enterprise with 31 staff and an initial market capitalisation of £11 million to one currently in excess of £100 million with offices in the UK and Ireland and with over 260 employees.

'We would also like to thank David for his contribution as a Board member over the past six years.'

At 8:51am: (LON:INSE) Inspired Energy PLC share price was -0.63p at 18.63p

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