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Alternative Networks plc designs, builds, and manages communications and technology infrastructures for businesses in the United Kingdom. Its services include managed network, non-geographic number, mobile phone and data, and Internet and broadband. The company provides multi-site, business continuity, remote working, application acceleration, call management, data center, contact center, and campus networks solutions. It also supplies, installs, and maintains business telephone systems and associated integrated communications applications. In addition, the company provides software and consultancy specializing in the telecommunications industry. It serves education, finance, healthcare, hospitality, housing, legal, local government, media, recruitment, retail, transport and logistics, IT and technology, charities, travel and tourism, manufacturing and construction industries. Alternative Networks plc was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

470 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/6/13
Founded in 1994

alternative networks plc (AN/) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 657.5K GBP
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: 307.4K GBP
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Total Annual Compensation: 133.7K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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Henrietta Marsh Joins Alternative Networks plc as Non-Executive Director with Effect from 6 June 2014

Alternative Networks plc announced that Henrietta Marsh will be joining the Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 6 June 2014. Henrietta was a director of 3i plc where she worked as a fund manager and in private equity for 14 years. Henrietta is currently an Operating Partner at ISIS Equity Partners LLP and was previously a fund manager at ISIS responsible for all AIM investments. From a broader perspective, she was the founder chairman of the AIM VCT Managers Group and is a member of the London Stock Exchange's AIM Advisory Group. Henrietta has significant public company experience having served as a Non-Executive Director (and chairing the Remuneration Committee) at Dods (Group) PLC since April 2012, been an independent Non-Executive Director at Acal plc since May 2013 and a Non-Executive Director of Electric World plc since January 2014. She is also a Director of Henrietta Marsh Consulting Limited.

Alternative Networks plc Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2014; Proposes Interim Dividend for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2014, Payable on July 18, 2014; Provides Dividend Guidance for the Full Year of 2014

Alternative Networks Plc reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended March 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of £62.991 million compared to £55.328 million a year ago. Operating profit was £4.888 million compared to £5.478 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was £4.590 million compared to £5.538 million a year ago. Profit and total comprehensive income attributable to owners of the company was £3.581 million or 7.4 pence per diluted share compared to £4.260 million or 8.7 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash generated from operating activities was £5.089 million compared to £4.957 million a year ago. Purchase of property plant and equipment was £0.196 million compared to £0.278 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was £0.542 million compared to £0.314 million a year ago. EBITDA was £6.872 million compared to £6.855 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was £8.260 million compared to £7.561 million a year ago. Adjusted profit before tax was £7.178 million compared to £7.156 million a year ago. Adjusted operating profit was £7.476 million compared to £7.096 million a year ago. Adjusted profit after tax was £5.813 million or 12 pence per diluted share compared to £5.105 million or 10.5 pence per diluted share a year ago. The Group's net debt position as at 31 March 2014 was £34.7 million compared to net cash of £15.3 million a year ago, which has already decreased from the net debt figure of £40.8 million immediately following the completion of the acquisitions. Capital expenditure in the period was £0.7 million compared to £0.6 million in the six months to 31 March 2013. The Board is proposing to pay an interim dividend of 4.9 pence per share, 11% higher than last year's interim dividend of 4.4 pence per share. The interim dividend will be paid on 18 July 2014 to shareholders on the register at 27 June 2014. The Board provided guidance that the full year dividend will be no less than 14.3 pence, representing a minimum increase of 10% on the prior year. Looking ahead, it is intended that annual dividend growth should progress towards 15% in 2015.

Mark Quartermaine to Join Alternative Networks Plc's Board as Chief Operating Officer, Effective 12 May 2014

Alternative Networks Plc announced that Mark Quartermaine will be joining the Board on 12 May 2014 as Chief Operating Officer reporting to Edward Spurrier, CEO. Mark is currently Vice President, UK & Ireland for Juniper Networks; and until January 2014 was a Non-Executive Director of Alternative. Mark has more than 27 years' experience in the IT industry in a variety of general manager and sales & marketing roles. He joined IBM in 1984 and spent 16 years in various sales positions including running the Point of Sale business for Europe and latterly working in the USA as the Worldwide Marketing Director for their Retail Division. His non-executive experience also included being a director at Prologic plc.


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