Neovia Appoints Two New Directors
January 21, 2009 (InfoPowa News) — Dale Johnson, the chairman of the board of directors at Neovia Financial plc (formerly Neteller), has welcomed two new non-executive directors to the board in the persons of experienced businessmen John Bateson (45) and Jonathan Comerford (36).
Bateson is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants In Ireland, and Finance Director and Company Secretary of the fund management group International Investment and Underwriting. Formerly with the corporate finance department of NCB, an Irish stockbroker, and KPMG, he holds a number of other directorships including Barchester Healthcare Limited, Datalex plc and Mid-States plc.
Comerford has a Masters in Business from the Michael Smurfit Business School, and is Investment Manager at International Investment & Underwriting in Dublin. Formerly with McKinsey & Co, he holds a number of other directorships including acting as Chairman of Mountain Province Diamonds Inc.
Commenting on the appointments, Dale Johnson said: "The company welcomes both John and Jonathan to the Board. They both bring a wealth of expertise and knowledge that is helpful to NEOVIA Financial as we continue to grow the business."