Anna Bateson, Non-Executive Director, steps down from Hyve Group plc Board following appointment as CEO of Guardian Media Group. 

Hyve Group plc, the next-generation global events business, today announces that, following her appointment as the CEO of the Guardian Media Group, Anna Bateson, Non-Executive Director, has tendered her resignation from the Board of Hyve Group plc ("the Board), effective on 16 September 2022.

Anna joined the Board on 1 March 2022. She is Chair of Hyve's ESG Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Audit Committees. Jo Rabbett, the Group's Chief of Staff, will act as an interim Chair of the ESG Committee.

Richard Last, Chairman of Hyve Group plc, commented:

"On behalf of the Board, I would like to extend my gratitude to Anna for her contribution to Hyve since her appointment earlier this year. While we are disappointed not to have benefited from her valuable experience and insights for longer, we are extremely supportive of her new appointment and look forward to witnessing her success at GMG."

The process is now underway to appoint a new Non-Executive Director and a further announcement will be made in due course.