- IXICO non-executive chairman Dr Andy Richards has elected to step down from the board to focus on his other commitments.

He has been chairman of IXICO since 2009 and has guided the company through its formative years.

IXICO says that in particular, his vision and enthusiasm for the deployment of technological innovations in the healthcare industry to realise the potential for digital healthcare has been central in developing IXICO into the business it is today. Charles Spicer has succeeded Richards as non-executive chairman. Spicer was an executive director of IXICO between July 2013 and January 2016 with a focus on corporate strategy.

He became a non-executive director in January.

IXICO says he has a wealth of experience working for, and as advisor to, public and private companies primarily in the medtech and life science sectors. He is currently chairman of an NIHR Invention for Innovation (i4i) funding panel and is also non-executive chairman of PuriCore Plc, 11 Health & Technologies Limited and Creo Medical Limited.

At 9:54am: [LON:IXI] IXICO plc share price was +0.5p at 26p

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