RBS ANNOUNCES KEY APPOINTMENT Monday 8 October 2001 PDF Print IBM VETERAN CONFIRMED AS CHAIRMAN FOR RETAIL BUSINESS SOLUTIONS Nicholas J Temple Appointed to RBS Retail Business Solutions today announced the appointment of Nicholas J Temple as its new Chairman. Based at RBS head office in Milton Keynes, Temple brings over 32 years experience with RBS’s key hardware partner IBM. He will immediately take an active role within the senior management team to develop the organisation as one of the UK’s leading providers of total retail solutions. Prior to RBS Temple was Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Electrocomponents plc, Blick Plc, Auxinet plc, TCSL and Cyber-CV Ltd where he helped them to capitalise on the capabilities of the Internet. Temple has also acted as Chief Executive of Armature Ltd which develops and markets, integrated supply chain management solutions for the retail sector. In addition Temple brings a wealth of domestic and international knowledge from key positions held at IBM between 1965 and 1997, including Chairman IBM United Kingdom Limited. Managing Director at RBS, Richard Goodall comments, “This appointment is an important milestone for RBS and we welcome his expertise within IT and retail. Nicolas will allow us to further strengthen our successful partnership with IBM.” Temple comments on his reasons for joining RBS, “My philosophy, that a company is its people, is reflected across the entire RBS organisation. The team of industry experts and management professional, coupled with an innovative technology roadmap are capable of delivering some of the most compelling solutions in the retail market.” About Retail Business Solutions (RBS) Retail Business Solutions (RBS) is one of the UK's leading providers of total retail solutions. Headquartered in Milton Keynes, UK, RBS has over a decade of experience with more than 10,000 systems installed for over 1,700 retailers. RBS’s business philosophy is about providing the total solution with a product portfolio designed to move retailers to an integrated eCommerce strategy. Clients range from high profile chains, such as Arcadia, Birthdays, Booker, Wilkinson and French Connection UK, to its 400 retailers with under five stores. For more information about RBS, readers can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.rbsretail.com Editor’s Contacts Interviews, photography and further information are available from Graham Thatcher or Juliette Doel at MCC International. Richard Goodall Managing Director Retail Business Solutions Tel: 01908 226226 Email: email@example.com Graham Thatcher /Juliette Doel MCC International Ltd Tel: 01962 888100 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of MCC International Ltd in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.