Corporate News

Directorate Change and Posting of Annual Report

01 November 2022

Further to the Board’s stated intention at the time of the Company’s last fundraising, Haydale is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Howard as a Non-Executive Director, effective 1 November 2022.

Since 2013, Mr Howard has been responsible for growth and strategic development for multi award winning City Energy Network Limited where he is National Business Director. The Board are confident that his reputation and  experience within the energy and building Industries will accelerate and enhance Haydale’s commercial activities in these sectors.

City Energy Network Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Diversity Network Holdings Ltd, which holds 48,634,955 ordinary shares in the Company, representing 6.2 per cent of the Company's voting rights.

The Company confirms that copies of its 2022 Annual Report and Notice of AGM are being posted to shareholders today.  Copies are now available from the Company's investor relations website at in accordance with AIM Rule 26.  The Annual General Meeting will be held at 11.00 a.m. on 29 November 2022, at Haydale’s Head Office at Clos Fferws, Parc Hendre, Capel Hendre, Ammanford, SA18 3BL.

Commenting on the new appointment, CEO Keith Broadbent, said:

“Ryan brings significant commercial acumen to the Company and his immediate connection to the energy sector and the wider construction industry will be of major benefit as we introduce some of our end product technologies into that arena.”

For further information:

Haydale Graphene Industries plc 
Keith Broadbent, CEO Tel: +44 (0) 1269 842946
Sarah Thomas, Marketing ManagerTel: +44 (0) 1269 50702
finnCap (Nominated Adviser & Broker) 
Julian Blunt / Edward Whiley, Corporate Finance Tel: +44 (0) 20 7220 0500
Andrew Burdis, ECM 



The information communicated in this announcement is inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation 596/2014.

The following information regarding the appointment of Ryan Howard, aged 50, is disclosed under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies:

Current directorships and/or partnerships:Former directorships and/or partnerships (within the last five years):
City Energy Network Limited Green Deal confused LTD
Enhance Energy Solutions Limited Warm UK Consulting Limited
Simply Electric Metering Limited Get Warm LTD
Diversity Network Limited
Mudrock Investments Limited  


Mr Howard is a director of Enhance Energy Solutions Ltd which was put into creditors voluntary liquidation on 2 April 2018.  The liquidation remains in process though at the last statement of affairs dated 7 June 2022 the company had no secured creditors, Crown creditors totalling c£35,100 and other unsecured creditors of c£26,400.

There are no further disclosures to be made under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.

Notes to Editors

Haydale is a global technologies and materials group that facilitates the integration of graphene and other nanomaterials into the next generation of commercial technologies and industrial materials. With expertise in graphene, silicon carbide and other nanomaterials, Haydale can deliver improvements in electrical, thermal, and mechanical properties, as well as toughness through its state-of-the-art functionalisation. Haydale has granted patents for its technologies in Europe, USA, Australia, Japan, and China and operates from five sites in the UK, USA, and the Far East.

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