Synectics plc (AIM: SNX), a leader in the design, integration and support of advanced security and surveillance systems, announces that David Bedford, Finance Director and member of the Board, has resigned and been replaced by Amanda Larnder with immediate effect.

Ms Larnder holds a degree in International Business and Modern Languages from Aston University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (‘ICAS’), having qualified with Ernst & Young in 2006. Following management roles specialising in listed companies within Ernst & Young and Deloitte, Ms Larnder first joined Synectics in 2012 and was Financial Controller from 2015 until 2019. She was Acting Finance Director during 2019 prior to the relocation of Synectics’ Head Office from the Midlands to Sheffield. Since leaving the Company, Ms Larnder worked alongside leadership teams of both listed and non-listed businesses, in particular, supporting the sale of an AIM quoted business and working on the preparation of an initial public offering.

Further information on Amanda Larnder in accordance with paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies (the “AIM Rules”) is set out at the end of this announcement.

For further information, please contact:

Synectics plc
David Coghlan, Chairman
Paul Webb, Chief Executive
Tel: +44 (0) 114 280 2828

Shore Capital
Tom Griffiths / David Coaten
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7408 4090


Save for the information set out below, there are no further disclosures to be made in accordance with Rule 17, Schedule Two (g) of the AIM Rules in respect of the appointment of Amanda Louise Larnder (nee Hadfield), aged 42. Ms Larnder holds 4,326 ordinary shares of 20 pence each in the Company, representing approximately 0.1 per cent. of its issued share capital.

Current Directorships

Satt Finance Ltd

Past Directorships

Indanet GmbH, Quadrant Integrated Systems Limited (formerly Synectics Managed Services Limited), Quadrant Research & Development Limited, Quadrant Security Group Limited (formerly Synectics Security Limited), Quadrant Support Services Limited (formerly SSS Managed Services Limited), Quadrant Video Systems Limited, Quick Imaging Centre Limited, S & M (Processing) Limited, S D A Protec Limited, Sanpho Pension Trustees Limited, SDA Network Solutions Limited, SDA Protec (2001) Limited, Sectronic (Marketing) Limited, Security Design Associates (1979) Limited, Software Developments (Digital Direct) Limited, SSS Managed Services Limited (formerly Quadrant Support Services Limited), SSS Management Services Ltd, Stanmore Systems Ltd, Synectic Systems GmbH, Synectic Systems Group Limited, Synectic Systems Limited, Synectics EFX Limited, Synectics Group Limited, Synectics High Security Limited, Synectics Industrial Systems Limited, Synectics Mobile Systems Limited, Synectics No. 2 Limited, Synectics Security Limited (formerly Quadrant Security Group Limited), Synectics Security Networks Limited, Synectics Surveillance Technology Limited, Synectics Technology Centre Limited