Synectics plc announced that Bob Holt OBE will be appointed as its Non-Executive Chair immediately following the conclusion of its annual general meeting ("AGM") to be held on 24 April 2024. Bob Holt will replace Steve Coggins who will retire from the Board immediately following the conclusion of the AGM. Steve has served as a Non-Executive Director of the Company since January 2005, and as Interim Chair since October 2023.

Bob is a highly accomplished executive with over 35 years' experience in senior leadership roles across various sectors, including Revolution Beauty, Sureserve Group Plc, and Mears Group PLC, where he guided the company through its successful IPO on AIM and played a pivotal role in establishing Mears as a market leader in its sector. Bob was awarded an OBE for his significant contributions to charity, having founded both The Footprints Foundation to support vulnerable individuals, both locally and internationally, and The Holt Trust, which provides grants to disabled and able-bodied young people under 25, helping them overcome barriers to achieving their full potential in amateur sports.