LONDON – 08 January 2019 – Aquis Exchange PLC (AQX.L), the exchange services group, which operates the pan-European cash equities trading MTF, Aquis Exchange, and develops and licenses exchange software to third parties, today announced that it has appointed electronics engineer and serial entrepreneur Glenn Collinson to its Board, as an independent non-executive director (NED), subject to FCA approval.
Collinson started his career at Racal and worked for Motorola and Texas Instruments before co-founding Cambridge Silicon Radio in 1998. There he served as an executive director and helped grow the company from a concept to a $3 billion market capitalisation entity in 2006 (as CSR Plc) and one of the biggest players in the Bluetooth market. Since leaving CSR he has held a number of executive and non-executive directorships in UK and French companies – both public and private – that specialise in technology.
Commenting on the appointment, Niki Beattie, Chair of Aquis Exchange, said:
“I am very pleased to welcome Glenn to the Board of Aquis Exchange at this important time in our development as a public company. His background as an engineer and his years of developing and marketing technology products will be invaluable to the business. Crucial too is the first-hand experience he brings of running companies in both the UK and France, the two countries in which Aquis Exchange has a physical presence.” …