Announcements

DEAR SHAREHOLDERS

This is a message to provide you with an advance notice that our Group Chairman and Group Managing Director, Mr. Barry Richard Pettitt, will be the guest speaker at a “virtual” Town Hall Meeting webinar for Global Blue Technologies’ shareholders and investors; where he will be outlining the recent acquisition of The Archipelago Aquaculture Group, presenting the new corporate profile of the Ross Group PLC and endeavoring to answer any questions from attendees. This meeting will take place Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6pm Central Time.

If you would like to also attend, please click on the following web link and if you have any comments or questions kindly type them on the Chat icon that should appear on your screen when you have logged in - please note that you may have to first add the Zoom app to your media device (mobile phone, tablet or computer).

Thanking you for your attention and please do not hesitate to contact us at any time by email to: info@ross-group.co.uk

Sincerely,
Victoria White
Executive Director
Ross Group PLC

To join the Town Hall Webinar with guest speaker Barry Pettitt click HERE.
Or go to zoom.us and enter the Webinar ID 622 479 511 then follow the directions on the screen.

NEWLY ELECTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

John P. Keyes
John P. Keyes has a World reknown, comprehensive and active interest in the environment, the oceans and how technology can lead to more efficient and sustainable protein and healthcare sources. He has spent 16 years in the energy industry; holding technical, operational and senior management executive positions with one of the World’s leading energy companies, Chevron. Mr. Keyes’s expertise and credibility in international energy, investment negotiations, business strategy and sustainable resources has led to his becoming an advisor to a number of multinational companies specializing in energy, construction, infrastructure development, healthcare, industrial services, information technologies, logistics, real estate and global investing. Mr. Keyes is currently the CEO of the Mari Signum companies within AAG and has now been elected as the Group CEO of Ross Group Plc.

Victoria White Berry
Victoria White Berry is the President of the Mari Signum and Prometheus companies within AAG and also is a Non Executive Director of SSPI Mid-Atlantic, a value-added manufacturer focused on clean label ingredients and sustainability. Mrs. White Berry graduated from Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa with a Grande Diplome in Cuisine and Patisserie. Having grown up in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada, she has a lifelong passion for the outdoors and habitat conservation with a well established background in corporate operations and Governance. Mrs. White Berry brings a specialist expertise and experience with regards to Mari Signum and Mari Signum and Prometheus and has now been elected as an Executive Director of Ross Group Plc.

Stephen C. Lapointe
Stephen LaPointe is an internationally accredited and Certified Public Accountant and was the Founder of LaPointe and Company PC, a Public Accounting and management-consulting firm and also was a Director, Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the Global Blue Technologies group of companies. Mr. LaPointe has been responsible for financial, tax and consulting engagements for his firm’s clients for over 20 years, primarily involved in a diversity of industries internationally throughout the United States of America, Central and South America and Europe. His experience includes forming and directing international organizations in both profit and not-for-profit arenas. Mr. LaPointe is an alumnus of George Washington University and graduated from Benjamin Franklin University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Accounting. Mr LaPointe has now been elected as the Financial Director of Ross Group Plc.

 

NEWLY ELECTED NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Professor Georg Holländer
Professor Georg A Holländer was trained in both Paediatrics and Experimental Immunology in Switzerland and the United States of America. He has held academic positions at Harvard Medical School and the University of Basel, Switzerland, before he joined the University of Oxford in 2010. He is interested in the development and function of the immune system in health and disease. His particular scientific focus concerns the molecular and cellular control of thymus development and function; which has also led to his interest and support of the potential use of Chitin in such medical and pharmaceutical practices. Ross Group Plc welcomes Professor Holländer as its Senior Independent Non-Executive Director.

Franklin Fay
Prior to joining Global Blue Technologies Inc., Frank Fay was the Chief Financial Officer for InnovaSea Systems. Mr. Fay has more than 30 years of accounting and finance experience helping companies to improve the effectiveness and efficiencies of their finance, IT, procurement and human resource operations in large and middle markets. He is an expert in finance and advising senior management. Mr. Fay also served as the Chief Financial Officer for Baja Aquaculture, Inc. in La Paz B.C.S., Mexico and in Morrill, Maine, USA. Other international finance experience includes 13 years with AstraZeneca where he held various financial operations positions for the company in the United States of America, Zurich Switzerland and Warsaw, Poland. Mr. Fay currently serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Directors for Sol Azul Seafarms USA. Mr. Fay received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Additionally, he graduated from the Transnational Education Program IMD International in Lausanne, Switzerland. Ross Group Plc welcomes Mr. Fay as a Non-Executive Director.

Lorenzo Juárez
Lorenzo M. Juárez is the Chief Operating Officer for Global Blue Technologies Ltd., and its affiliates Perciformes Group and previously Prometheus Progeniture Genetics. He specializes in aquaculture operations and programs. During his 38 years in the field, Mr.Juárez has worked with shrimp, marine fin-fish, genetics, research, hatchery, and grow-out business operations. Mr. Juárez also worked in high level Government and NGOs and has experience with issues of policy and regulation: He was also appointed President (2009) and Fellow (2010) of the World Aquaculture Society (WAS); Deputy Director of NOAA’s Office of Aquaculture in Washington, DC; Founder and President of the Mexican Marine Fish Farmers Association; President of the Mexican Association of Shrimp Hatcheries; Regional Director of Fisheries and Aquaculture Research for the Mexican Ministry of Fisheries; Professor of Mariculture; Director of SyAqua, Mexico; President of Shrimp Improvement Systems (SIS); and CEO of Baja Aquaculture, Inc. Mr. Juárez is also the author of an extensive list of scholarly publications on aquaculture and fisheries. Ross Group Plc welcomes Mr.Juárez as a Non-Executive Director.