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Press Release -- July 21st, 2011
Source: Colt Group
Tags: Exchange

Colt Group S.A. announces appointment of new independent non-executive

Colt Group S.A. today announced that Anthony Rabin (55) has been appointed as a non-executive Director of the Board and has become a member of the Company’s Audit Committee with effect from 20 July 2011. Anthony is the Deputy Chief Executive of Balfour Beatty plc, the international infrastructure group. He is responsible for the management and development of Balfour Beatty’s worldwide infrastructure investments business and prior to that was Group Finance Director from 2002 to 2008. Anthony is a chartered accountant and qualified barrister. He spent his early career as a partner at Coopers and Lybrand.

Tim Hilton, Colt’s Chairman said, “I am delighted that Anthony has agreed to join the Colt Board. He brings with him a wealth of experience in finance and business strategy. He is a welcome addition to both the Board and Audit Committee.” There are no matters requiring disclosure in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.13 in respect of Mr Rabin’s appointment as a Director of the Company.

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Following this appointment, the Board of Colt Group S.A. will consist of:

Tim Hilton

Executive directors
Rakesh Bhasin, Chief Executive
Mark Ferrari, Chief Financial Officer

Non-executive Directors
Andreas Barth
Vincenzo Damiani, Chairman, Remuneration Committee
Hans Eggerstedt, Chairman, Audit Committee and Senior Independent Director
Gene Gabbard
Sergio Giacoletto
Simon Haslam
Anthony Rabin
Richard Walsh


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About Colt

Colt is Europe’s leading information delivery platform, enabling its customers to deliver, share, process and store their vital business information. An established leader in delivering integrated computing and network services to major organisations, midsized businesses and wholesale customers, Colt operates a 21-country, 35,000km network that includes metropolitan area networks in 39 major European cities with direct fibre connections into 17,000 buildings and 19 Colt data centres. In 2010, the Colt Data Centre Services business was launched to deliver innovative high quality modular data centres which are rapid to deploy and power efficient.

Colt is listed on the London Stock Exchange (COLT). Information about Colt and its services can be found at

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