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Nature Group PLC
09 August 2017


Nature Group PLC


("Nature Group" or the "Company")


This announcement contains inside information


Board Changes


Nature Group PLC (AIM:NGR), the provider of port reception facilities and waste treatment solutions for the oil, marine and process industries, is pleased to announce that René Verbruggen has been appointed to the Board of the Company as a non-executive director with immediate effect.


Mr. Verbruggen has extensive experience as an executive director in a variety of industries. He joined Royal Dutch Shell plc in 1985, working in the Netherlands, Oman, Central Eastern Europe, the Russian Federation and the UK in various financial functions.  In 2001, he joined ISS Facilities Services NL as CFO and in 2006 he joined Smit Internationale, Marine Services as CFO, during which time it was listed on the Euronext Stock Exchange. From 2008 onwards, René has been working with private equity in a number of companies as an investor, executive director and non-executive director with specific focus on turnaround management.


Berend van Straten, Chairman of the Company, commented:


"I am delighted to be able to appoint René to the Board of Nature Group. His knowledge of the oil and maritime industries, together with his significant financial and management background will provide welcome independence, experience and insight to the Board."


For further information contact:


Nature Group PLC

Andreas Drenthen, CEO

Tel:          +31 6 53 26 14 84

Berend van Straten, Chairman

Tel:          +31 6 26 80 56 05

Cenkos Securities plc

Neil McDonald

Tel:          +44 (0)131 220 9771

Beth McKiernan

Tel:          +44 (0)131 220 9778

Nick Tulloch

Tel:          +44 (0)131 220 9772


Other Information


In relation to the appointment of Mr Verbruggen, the Company confirms that there is no further information to be disclosed under paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies save as disclosed below:


Full Name:

Irenaeus Gerardus Maria (René) Verbruggen



Current Directorships / Partnerships

Braver Investments


Farbridges Beheer BV

MPS Group

Previous Directorships / Partnerships in the last 5 years:

Florigo International BV

Co-Eur Holdings


Co-Eur Holdings, a company active in the Health Care sector, entered voluntary insolvency in July 2015. Mr. Verbruggen has been Chairman of the Board since August 2012. The process is still ongoing.


About Nature Group


Nature Group combines port reception services and facilities, offshore treatment services and the latest sustainable waste treatment technologies in a steadily growing global network. Nature Group is traded on the AIM market, (ticker: NGR). www.ngrp.com


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