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New director appointed to the Board of APS Bank


Prof Juanito Camilleri


Prof Juanito Camilleri has been nominated by the major shareholders of APS Bank plc as non-Executive Director, subject to regulatory approval. He will join the Board of Directors to fill the seat vacated by Frederick Mifsud Bonnici, who will be stepping down as Chairman and Director.

Prof Camilleri holds a B.Sc.(Hons) in Computer Science from the University of Kent at Canterbury and a Ph.D. in Theoretical Computer Science from the University of Cambridge. He is non-Executive Chairman of EPIC Malta Ltd and non-Executive Chairman of Harvest Technology plc. Prof Camilleri is Chairman and resident Professor at the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation at the University of Malta. He serves on the Board of Malta University Innovation Portfolio Ltd and is non-Executive Chairman of its two subsidiaries FLASC B.V. and DeNovoCell Ltd. He is non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Governors of St. Edward's College. Prof Camilleri is the owner of Ta' Betta Wine Estates and St Anne's Clinic.

Prof Camilleri was successively CEO at go mobile and at Melita Cable plc, then served as Rector of the University of Malta from 2006 to 2016. Between September 2014 and January 2017 he served as non-Executive Director of HSBC Bank Malta plc, and for a period was also Chairman of the Risk Committee. Over the years Prof. Camilleri served as a non-Executive Director and consultant on the boards of several public and private entities.

Frederick Mifsud Bonnici, APS Bank Chairman, commented: "Juanito's all-round leadership experience, in academia, management and as an entrepreneur, will certainly be of great value to the Board and our shareholders. We are confident that he will make key contributions to the strategic direction of the Bank especially in these times of great challenges but also many opportunities. I wish him well."

Further information about the status of regulatory approval for Prof Camilleri and Mr Martin Scicluna, who has been nominated Chairman, will be communicated in due course.

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