Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

The Board of Tribal is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Pickett as Chief Financial Officer, effective 4 July 2016. 

Mark joins Tribal with many years’ experience in the technology industry. He is currently Chief Financial Officer and Finance Director, UK of Computer Sciences Corp (‘CSC’), a US based global leader in technology enabled business solutions and services, overseeing the finance function for CSC’s $1.9bn revenue operations in UK, Ireland and Netherlands. Prior to joining CSC in 2014, Mark spent 18 years in a variety of senior finance roles with Oracle across a number of geographies, primarily in its software businesses; his final role was VP Finance, EMEA Systems (Hardware), the $1bn revenue business formed on Oracle’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems. 

There are no other disclosures that are required to be made in respect of Mark’s appointment pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13R of The Listing Rules.

As announced on 9th March 2016, Steve Breach has notified the board of his intention to leave Tribal. Steve will step down as CFO and from the Board on 30 June 2016, but will remain available for a period to enable an orderly transition.

Commenting, Ian Bowles, Chief Executive, said:

Mark has deep experience of the technology industry and a strong track record of business transformation, cost control and profit improvement in international software businesses. I am delighted to welcome Mark to Tribal and the Board looks forward to working with him. I would also like to thank Steve Breach once more for his valuable contribution to the business over the past six years and wish him well for the future.