APS Bank plc has received regulatory approval for the appointment of Juanito Camilleri as its Non-Executive Director, the bank announced on Wednesday.

Prof Camilleri’s appointment was originally announced last June after APS said he would be replacing Frederick Mifsud Bonnici, who was also stepping down from his dual role of APS Bank Chairman.

Prof Camilleri also received approval for taking on the positions of APS Risk Committee Chairman and member of its Audit Committee, with effect from 20th September 2021.

He holds a B.Sc.(Hons) in Computer Science from the University of Kent at Canterbury and a PhD 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.

Additionally, he serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Governors of St. Edward's College and is the owner of Ta' Betta Wine Estates and St Anne's Clinic.

Prior to this, Prof Camilleri successively served as 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 was engaged 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.

The Bank’s Board is now composed as follows: Martin Scicluna (Chair), Victor E Agius, Joseph C Attard, Franco Azzopardi, Juanito Camilleri, Laragh Cassar, Alfred DeMarco, Victor Gusman and Michael Pace Ross.

Martin Scicluna, Chair, commented, “We are pleased to welcome Juanito Camilleri to the Board. His skills and experience are complementary to those of our existing directors, and he will be of great value to the bank in the years ahead.”

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