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7Safe Information Security Strengthens Its Board with New Appointments

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7Safe, Information Security consultancy, training and computer forensics specialist, has strengthened its board with the appointment of Ken Ford as non-executive Chairman and Daniel Hart as non-executive Director.

Ken Ford has held various senior executive positions within the finance sector, most recently as Deputy Chairman and Chairman of Corporate Finance for Teather & Greenwood. Previous directorships include Aberdeen Asset Management, Morgan Grenfell and Wedd Durlacher. Ken was Chairman of the UK Society of Investment Analysts between 1985–1987 and is a former member of the EU Advisory Committee to the Corporation of London. He brings 36 years City experience to 7Safe, including a strong understanding of shareholder value, strategic planning and corporate transactions.

Daniel Hart has 13 years experience of trading metals and currencies and 15 years involvement in the Fresh Produce industry, where he developed a high profile business supplying 16.5% of all apple and pear sales in the UK. Daniel currently runs a fresh fruit procurement, logistics & importing company with his brother. This business has recently expanded into supplying Eastern Europe and its current turnover expectation is £20m, from a standing start.

Alan Phillips, 7Safe’s Chief Executive Officer, stated: "I am pleased to announce the strengthening of the company with the addition of such highly respected professionals. As 7Safe continues its rapid growth, it is timely that a highly capable and well-balanced board of directors is assembled. We aim to take the company to an Initial Public Offering (IPO) within a three year time period.”