- Data analytics company Ixico on Thursday appointed Grant Nash as Chief Financial Officer.

Mr Nash would take up the role on 29 April. He joined IXICO from the UK Biobank, a national and international health research data resource, where he had been Finance Director since 2014.

Whilst with the UK Biobank, Mr Nash was also responsible for the UK Biocentre, which provides biomedical sample processing and archiving logistics to large-scale research studies. He was involved in separate fundraisings to raise more than £140m for a variety of research and development projects.

Conor Woolfson, who had assumed the role of interim Head of Finance in December 2018, would continue to perform until Mr Nash take up the CFO role in April, at which time Mr Woolfson would then continue in his role of Group Financial Controller.

At 8:49am: [LON:IXI] IXICO plc share price was -3.5p at 31.5p

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