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Dialight PLC (DIA)

Dialight PLC

Directorate Change - CFO appointment
RNS Number : 7395O
Dialight PLC
03 June 2020


Dialight plc (the "Group" or "Dialight")

CFO appointment

Dialight plc (LSE: DIA.L), the global leader in sustainable LED lighting for industrial applications, is pleased to announce the appointment of Wai Kuen Chiang as Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") and executive director of the Group. The effective date of Wai Kuen's appointment will be announced in due course, reflecting the notice period with her current employer.  Her appointment follows a thorough recruitment process led by the Board.

Wai Kuen brings nearly 30 years of experience in large listed multinationals in the industrial manufacturing and electronic sectors, most recently as Group Financial Controller of Coats Group plc, a FTSE 250 company.  Over her nine years in Coats, she has held a number of senior global and regional finance roles before moving onto a corporate role in 2017.

Prior to Coats, Wai Kuen's career has included working for the Goodrich Corporation, Canon Inc, Technicolor and Gardner Denver.  Wai Kuen has a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young. There are no further matters to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule LR 9.6.13 R.

Wai Kuen will succeed interim CFO Ronan Sheehy.

Fariyal Khanbabi, CEO, commented:

"We are delighted to welcome Wai Kuen to the Dialight team. She has significant financial and commercial experience at a number of leading international businesses, and we look forward to her assistance in driving the Dialight strategy forward."



Dialight plc

Tel: +44 (0)203 058 3542

Fariyal Khanbabi - Group Chief Executive

Richard Allan - General Counsel & Company Secretary


About Dialight:  

Dialight (LSE: DIA.L) is a global leader in sustainable LED lighting for industrial applications. Dialight's LED products are providing the next generation of lighting solutions that deliver reduced energy consumption and create a safer working environment. Our products are specifically designed to provide superior operational performance, reliability and durability, reducing energy consumption and ongoing maintenance and achieving a rapid return on investment. The company is headquartered in the UK with operations in the USA, UK, Germany, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Mexico, Dubai and Brazil. www.dialight.com.



1.  This announcement includes inside information as defined in Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation No. 596/2014 and is disclosed in accordance with the Company's obligations under Article 17 of those Regulations. On the publication of this announcement via a Regulatory Information Service ("RIS"), this information is considered to be in the public domain.

2.  The person responsible for making this announcement is Richard Allan, General Counsel & Company Secretary of Dialight plc


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