09/09/2015

AAT Medical Ltd. c/oMRA049B

AAT announces new chairman directors to accelerate its growth in biotech space

AAT Research has announced the appointment of Peter O’Connor as Chairman, Peter J.L. Griffiths as Vice-Chairman and Board Director, and Simon Trevisan as Board Director, thereby bringing to the company the valuable experience and expertise of seasoned, high-calibre professionals from the UK and Australia. "Peter O’Connor, Peter Griffiths and Simon Trevisan bring extensive experience and know-how to AAT. Their vision and their expertise will be invaluable in steering our small but dynamic biotech company forward as we continue to develop with the goal of meeting aggressive growth plans," said Dr Adrian Attard Trevisan, Founder and CEO at AAT Research, a group of companies that researches, designs, develops and manufactures quality medical solutions with a focus on the neurosciences field. "As trusted practitioners in their respective fields across the globe, they bring immense value to the AAT team, our partners and our current and prospective investors." Peter O’Connor Peter O’Connor, MA (Trinity College, Dublin), Barrister-at Law, is an experienced global and regional asset allocation and manager selection adviser for financial institutions, family offices and charities. He was Chairman of a number of publicly quoted investment companies with particular exposure in Asia. Of British/Irish descent, he travels regularly to Asia, Australia and Canada. Mr. O’Connor was the Co-Founder and Deputy Chairman of IMS Management Ltd and FundQuest UK Ltd from 1998 to 2008. He has a wealth of global experience in the fund management and private equity industries. He has extensive global experience in the funds management industry, both public and private companies in developed and emerging economies. He has been Non Executive Director at Northern Star Resources Limited since May 21, 2012. Mr. O’Connor served a number of senior public company directorships, including some listed in the UK, Canada and Australia in the following sectors: Material engineering (NEO Material Technologies Inc TSX Listed), emerging economies (Advance Developing Markets Fund – LSE Listed), palm oil (Anglo-Eastern Plantations plc LSE Listed), mining exploration (Brazilian Metals Group Ltd ASX). Peter J.L. Griffiths Peter J.L. Griffiths, B.Sc. (Hons), draws on his more than 20 years of leadership experience in the software industry. As EVP and Group Executive at CA Technologies, he was responsible for investment and strategy across the five business units that drove the company’s leadership in IT Management Cloud, Application Development, Operations, DevOps and Security for enterprise and growth markets. As a member of the company’s Executive Management Team, Mr Griffiths also oversaw all aspects of Operations, M&A activity, Industry Solutions, and the CA Technologies Innovation Center, driving mobile-first software products and the transition to SaaS offerings and business models. Before CA Technologies, Mr Griffiths was Vice President, WW Business Analytics and Applications for IBM, a key driver in building the Business Analytics division within IBM Software Group, including the acquisition and integration of SPSS, Clarity, OpenPages and Cognos. Prior to IBM, Mr Griffiths served on the executive team at Cognos, Inc., a global leader of business intelligence, business analytics and performance management software, where he was SVP of Products over the company’s 10-year growth phase to $1B in revenue and the subsequent sale of Cognos to IBM in 2008. Mr Griffiths joined Cognos in 1998 upon its acquisition of Relational Matters PLC, a data analytics company where he was co-founder and CEO. Mr Griffiths has also held positions in management consulting and in the financial services industry. Mr Griffiths is a member of the Board of Directors of Lavastorm Analytics and the Board of Trustees of the Anita Borg Institute and also acts as an Investment Board Advisor to Ottawa-based Mistral Ventures and New York-based Bridge Growth Capital. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Engineering with 1st Class Honors from Brighton University in England. Simon Trevisan Simon Trevisan, B.Ec Llb (Hons), MBT (UNSW), is the managing director of the Transcontinental Group including TRG Properties Pty Ltd. He has significant experience in public and private investments, corporate finance and management of large public and private businesses. Mr Trevisan has been responsible for the funding and management of a number of public companies and the Group’s substantial property development projects. His experience includes the establishment and listing of Mediterranean Oil & Gas plc, an AIM listed oil and gas company with production and a substantial oil discovery in Italy, as well as the listing of Ausgold Ltd and Regalpoint Resources Ltd and the relisting of Brazilian Metals Group Ltd and Aurex Consolidated Ltd among other ASX traded companies. He was also responsible for arranging debt funding for the development of property projects valued in excess of $500 million and was significantly involved in arranging and drawing down one of the first foreign bank project facilities for a resources development in Indonesia. Mr Trevisan was Executive Chairman of ASX listed gold explorer Aurex Consolidated Ltd and a founding executive director of ASX-listed Ausgold Limited and Regalpoint Resources Ltd. He has a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia and a Master’s Degree in Business and Technology from the University of New South Wales. Mr Trevisan initially practiced as a solicitor with Allens Arthur Robinson Legal Group firm, Parker and Parker, in the corporate and natural resources divisions. Mr Trevisan is currently an executive director of uranium explorer Regalpoint Resources Ltd and is a board member of the St George’s College Foundation. Other board members Other members of the AAT board include Dr A. Attard Trevisan and Angelica Micallef Trigona, Chief Marketing and Operations Officer at AAT.