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A Non-Executive Director (Non-Exec) is required for our client - Defenx PLC, an AIM listed company which provide security solutions with a range of products for mobile devices and PCs, protecting them against hackers and data loss. The company is based in London.

We are seeking candidates with a strong personality who have been a Director of a Listed Company with financial expertise to Chair the Audit Sub-Committee.

The time requirement is likely to be 2-3 days per month with 10 Board Meetings pa plus Sub-Committee meetings. Remuneration will be iro £24k pa.

The Company:

  • Defenx, founded in 2009 and listed on the London Stock Exchange (AIM: DFX), is an ambitious company in the mobile security sector which offers a wide range of solutions for the protection of smartphones, desktop PCs and laptops.
  • Defenx has sold over 3.1 million licences, mostly in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, thanks to a flexible marketing strategy focused on white label distribution and revenue sharing agreements with distributors, telecommunications companies and hardware manufacturers.
  • Defenx's current distribution partners include 3 Italia, the fourth-largest Italian mobile phone operator, and Seagate Technology, a world leader in hard disk production.
  • Defenx was listed on the London Stock Exchange (AIM: DFX) on 3rd December 2015, increasing its capital by £2.1 million in order to accelerate its growth using new channels and new partners.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the company’s Chairman on Governance and Compliance issues.
  • Contributing to and challenging the company’s strategy.
  • Contributing to the company’s future direction and commercial activities.
  • Challenging the company’s CEO in the identification and development of corporate opportunities for all markets.
  • Provide the Board with feedback on Company performance.

Non-Exec Requirements/Expertise:

Specific requirements are:

  • Been a Director of a Listed Company.
  • Must have been a Non-Exec before.
  • Strong in Governance and Compliance.
  • Strong personality and ability to contribute to and challenge the company’s strategic plans and decisions.
  • Financial expertise and Audit Committee experience to Chair the Audit Committee.
  • Ideally an Italian speaker.
  • The appointment will be for one year with a longer renewal thereafter.
  • It is expected that the role will require approx. 2-3 days per month to attend ten Board Meetings PA (more in the early stages as part of an induction) plus Chairing the Audit Sub-Committee.

Remuneration will be iro £24k pa.

Must be available for interview on Tuesday 29th May 2018

This role will close on Friday 8th June 2018

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