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Daryl Paton joins Universe Group plc as CFO

Universe Group plc (UNG.L), a leading developer and supplier of point of sale, payment and on-line loyalty systems, is pleased to announce with immediate effect the appointment of Daryl Paton as Chief Financial Officer of the Group. The executive search was conducted by Renovata.

Mr. Paton joins Universe from Access Intelligence plc where he has been Chief Financial Officer since February 2016. Prior to Access he was at CMO Global Limited and has held the position of CFO with a number of fast growing software and SaaS businesses in the Governance, Risk and Compliance, Media and Telecom sectors. These included public and privately held companies.  In addition to his roles as Chief Financial Officer, he has held a range of operational positions and has a wealth of experience in M&A and other corporate finance activities.

Robert Goddard, Chairman of Universe said: “We are very pleased to be able to appoint Daryl as the wealth of experience he has in both the public markets and M&A place him as the ideal candidate to help drive further value for shareholders.”

About Universe Group plc

Universe provides some of the world’s leading retailers with point of sale, payment and loyalty solutions.  The Group’s solutions are based on its own proprietary software and are offered out of the Cloud on a software as a service model with its data centres processing over 5 billion transactions every year.

For more information, please visit www.universeplc.com.