OVERVIEW OF STRATEGY AND BUSINESS MODEL
Grafenia builds software-as-a-service (SaaS) systems for businesses. It licences and franchises the Nettl network of web design studios in the UK, America, Ireland, France, The Netherlands, Belgium, New Zealand and Australia.
We also manufacture signs, print and display at our Works Manchester production hub. We sell brochures and banners, websites and wooden signs and just about everything else a business might need to promote themselves. See our full product range here.
The group has made several acquisitions and is currently seeking software businesses to add to the group. Read more about our Acquisition Strategy.
More detailed strategic updates can be found in our most recent reports.
PRINCIPLES OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
The Company’s Board of Directors appreciates the value of good corporate governance not only in the areas of accountability and risk management but also as a positive contribution to business prosperity. It believes that corporate governance involves more than a simple ‘box ticking’ approach to establish whether a company has met the requirements of a number of specific rules and regulations. The key objective is to enhance and protect shareholder value. Details of the Company’s Corporate governance arrangements can be found here.
The Board comprises Chairman J-H Mohr (Non-Executive Director), C C Bona (Non-Executive Director), S Barrell (Non-Executive Director), P R Gunning (Chief Executive), I Brown (Group Finance Director), G G Cockerill (Chief Operating Officer) and R A Lightfoot (Director and Company Secretary). Director biographies are set out here.
The following Committees, which have written terms of reference, deal with specific aspects of the Group’s affairs:
Remuneration Committee – comprises J-H Mohr (Chairman) and C C Bona (Non-Executive Director). Audit Committee – comprises J-H Mohr (Chairman) and C C Bona (Non-Executive Director).
COMPANY & COMPANY ADVISERS
INCORPORATION & OPERATION
- Grafenia plc incorporated in England & Wales Reg. No.3983312.
- Principle countries of operation are currently UK, Ireland, France and the Netherlands.
- Company Number: 03983312 (England and Wales)
Richard A. Lightfoot, BSc (Hons)