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12 May 2021

 Concurrent Technologies Plc

 Board Changes

Concurrent Technologies Plc (AIM: CNC), a world leading specialist in the design and manufacture of high-performance embedded computer boards for critical applications, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Miles Adcock as Chief Executive Officer and as an executive director of the Company with effect from 21 June 2021.

The Company also announces today that Jane Annear, Managing Director, has given notice of her retirement after 36 years of outstanding service to the Company. Jane will work to support Miles in her remaining time with the Company in order to ensure an orderly transition and will continue as an executive director of the Company during that time.

Dr Miles Adcock is currently President of Space Imaging at Teledyne Technologies Inc. Prior to joining Teledyne, Miles held senior roles at QinetiQ Group plc including as Managing Director of its Cyber, Information & Training business unit and as Group Engineering Director. He has previously worked at BAE Systems and GEC Marconi. A Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Physicist, he received his PhD in Adaptive Optics from Imperial College, London.

Mark Cubitt, Non-executive Chairman of Concurrent Technologies, commented:

“We are delighted to welcome Miles as Chief Executive Officer of Concurrent Technologies. His experience in growing international based technology companies will help drive forward the Company to take the next steps in our development as a leading player in the high performance embedded market. It is also important we recognise today the significant role Jane has played in the growth of the Company, which she has served since she joined as our second employee on incorporation in 1985.”

Dr Miles Adcock commented:

“I am very pleased to take up this role. Concurrent Technologies is a fantastic organisation. We have great people and technological capabilities and a competitive customer offering. I look forward to leading Concurrent Technologies in its next phase of growth and creating value for all our stakeholders.”

Jane Annear, Managing Director, commented:

“It has been a privilege to lead the team at Concurrent Technologies for the last 2 years and I would like to thank all of our employees for their commitment and support during that time.  I am pleased to welcome Miles to the role of Chief Executive Officer in a new and exciting era for the Company.”


Concurrent Technologies Plc
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Bob Huxford – +44 (0)20 7653 9848
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Neil Mcdonald – +44 (0)131 220 9771
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The following information regarding the appointment of Dr Miles Adcock (aged 48) is required to be disclosed under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies:

Full Name: Miles John Adcock
Current Directorship / Partnerships: South East LEP Limited
  Teledyne e2v Ltd
Teledyne UK Limited
Previous Directorship / Partnerships: BJ Trustee Limited
Bolden James Limited
Cuesim Limited
Gyldan 11 Limited
Leading Technology Limited
Qinetiq Special Project Inc.

There are no further disclosures to be made under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.

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About Concurrent Technologies Plc

Concurrent Technologies Plc develops and manufactures high-end embedded computer products for use in a wide range of high performance, long life cycle applications within the telecommunications, defence, security, telemetry, scientific and aerospace markets, including applications within extremely harsh environments. The processor products feature Intel® processors, including the latest 9th generation embedded Intel® Core™ processors, Intel® Xeon® and Intel Atom® processors. The products are designed to be compliant with industry specifications and support many of today’s leading embedded Operating Systems.  The products are sold world-wide.

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