- Arcontech Group has appointed Matthew Jeffs as chief executive with effect from 29 April.

Richard Last and Steve Prout, who assumed additional responsibilities following the departure of Arcontech's previous CEO, will resume their roles as group chairman and non-executive director and director, respectively.

Jeffs spent 10 years with Dow Jones and then six years with Reuters in a variety of roles after obtaining his MBA qualification.

His focus has been on marketing and business development and as well as having worked in London, he has wide experience in the Asia Pacific region, working in Hong Kong, Japan, Korea (where he was country manager for Reuters and country representative for Dow Jones), Thailand and Vietnam.

In his most recent role, he was the managing director, ICS International at Broadridge Financial Solutions where he was responsible for the overall management of the global proxy departments in the UK, US, Japan, Australia and India.

At 9:38am: [LON:ARC] ARC Risk Management Group share price was 0p at 0.08p

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