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AVEVA Group PLC
01 October 2021
 

AVEVA Group plc

Director Appointment

AVEVA Group plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Ayesha Khanna as an independent Non-Executive Director, effective 28 October 2021. 

Dr Khanna is Co-Founder and CEO of ADDO AI, an artificial intelligence (AI) solutions firm and incubator. She has been a strategic advisor on artificial intelligence and smart cities to leading corporations and governments. Ayesha also serves on the Board of Infocomm Media Development Authority, the Singapore government's agency that develops and regulates its world class technology sector. She is the co-author of Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization. ADDO AI was featured in Forbes magazine as one of four leading artificial intelligence companies in Asia in 2017, and Ayesha was named one of Southeast Asia's ground-breaking female entrepreneurs in 2018 by Forbes. She is also founder of 21st Century Girls, a charity that teaches girls coding and artificial intelligence.

Prior to founding ADDO AI, Ayesha spent more than a decade on Wall Street developing large scale trading, risk management and data analytics systems.

Commenting on the appointment, Chairman Philip Aiken said: "We are delighted to welcome Ayesha to the Board. Ayesha brings a significant depth of technology and industry knowledge, which will be of great value to AVEVA as it continues to lead the digital transformation of the industrial world."

There are no details to disclose in respect of Listing Rule paragraphs 9.6.13 (2) to (6).

 

Enquiries:

 

 

AVEVA Group plc

 

Matt Springett, Head of Investor Relations

+44 (0)7789 818 684

 

 

FTI Consulting LLP

 

Edward Bridges/Dwight Burden

+44 (0) 20 3727 1000

 

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