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Appointment of non-executive director

Harvey Nash Group plc (the "Company"), the technology recruitment and offshore services provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Adrian Gunn as a non-executive director with effect from 1 October 2017.

Adrian is being appointed as a nominee non-executive director on behalf of the investment adviser of the Company's largest shareholder, Dbay Advisors Limited ("Dbay"). Funds under the discretionary management of Dbay currently hold 26.10% of the ordinary shares in the Company. Adrian has no direct or indirect shareholding in the Company.

Adrian has extensive recruitment industry experience, joining Matchtech Group PLC (“Matchtech”) in 1988 as a consultant. Adrian was appointed to Matchtech’s board of directors in 2004 as Business Development Director, playing an integral role in the company’s flotation on AIM in 2006 and becoming chief executive officer in 2007. Adrian held this role until January 2015 when he stepped down from Matchtech’s board on announcement of the company’s acquisition of Networkers International plc. Adrian is currently a non-executive director of Reach South Academy Trust and acts as a consultant to two privately owned recruitment businesses.

Adrian has served as a Council Member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. He was also a member
of the CBI’s Employment and Skills Board and a Regional Council Member for the South East.

The following additional information is provided in accordance with paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies.

Adrian Paul Gunn (aged 52) holds or has held the following directorships or partnerships in the past five years:


Current directorships or partnerships

Adrian Gunn Associates Limited
Reach South Academy Trust

Previous directorships or partnerships
Alderwood Education Limited
Application Services Limited (formerly known as Application Projects Professional Services Limited)
Barclay Meade Limited
Connectus Technology Limited
Gattaca PLC (formerly known as Matchtech Holdings PLC and Matchtech Group PLC) Gattaca Recruitment Limited (formerly known as Gattaca Limited and Matchmaker Personnel Limited)
Gattaca Solutions Limited (formerly known asElemense Limited)
Matchtech Group (Holdings) Limited
Matchtech Group (UK) Limited (formerly known as Matchtech Group UK Limited)
Matchtech Group Management Company Limited
Matchtech Limited (formerly known as Connectus Recruitment Limited) Provanis Limited
Solent Synergy Limited
The Recruitment and Employment Confederation

There is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules forCompanies in respect of Adrian Gunn.

Enquiries:

Harvey Nash Group plc
Albert Ellis, CEO Tel: 020 7333 2635

Panmure Gordon (Nominated Advisor and Broker)
Ben Thorne Tel: 020 7866 2500
Erik Anderson
Andrew Potts

Hudson Sandler
Michael Sandler Tel: 020 7796 4133
Fern Duncan

Notes to editors:

Harvey Nash is a global recruitment business, with a focus on technology and digital talent recruitment. Our unique portfolio of services, from executive search, professional recruitment to offshore solutions, enables us to engage with clients at every stage of the business cycle. Our relationship-based model underpins the delivery of resilient financial returns and supports sustainable returns to shareholders.

With approximately 9,000 freelancers placed from 39 offices across Europe, USA and Asia Pacific, Harvey Nash has the reach and resources of a global organisation, while fostering a culture of innovation and autonomy that empowers its employees and associates to deliver client-centric solutions