Bahram Nour-Omid appointed non-executive Chairman of AppsVillage Australia

MELBOURNE: AppsVillage Australia Ltd, a SaaS solutions provider for small and medium businesses, announced the appointment of Bahram Nour-Omid as Non-Executive Director and Chairman.

Nour-Omid is currently Chairman, Managing Partner of Los Angeles based venture capital technology investment firm, Scopus Ventures, an existing cornerstone and institutional shareholder in AppsVillage.

Nour-Omid brings a wealth of experience and connections to some of the largest Companies in North America through a 30-year investment career in early stage technology start-up and scale-up situations. Nour-Omid’s background also includes engineering qualifications and a PhD in Scientific Computing.

Nour-Omid is being appointed to the board replacing Ms Leanne Graham who has resigned after significant contribution to the board of AppsVillage and its business. Yoav Ziv will remain on the Board as Non-Executive Director.

The Board also announced the appointment of Mr Andrew Whitten as Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary, replacing Mr Jonathan Had who has resigned from his position in the board and as Company Secretary. Andrew has a breadth of experience in advising companies across a wide range of industry sectors, with an emphasis on technology. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics), Master of Laws and Legal Practice (Corporate Finance and Securities Law) a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance from the Governance Institute. Further information in relation to Mr Whitten and the Automic Group can be found at

Max Bluvband, Founder and CEO comments: “Firstly, I would like to thank Leanne and Jonathan for the significant contribution they made to the Company. Leanne and Jonathan have been an important part of the AppsVillage journey, seeing the Company through listing on the ASX last year and providing valuable guidance to the Board. We wish Leanne and Jonathan well in their future endeavours.

We are excited to welcome Bahram to our Board. Bahram has an extensive network of connections with leading Companies in North America and has already provided important strategic considerations for the Company. We look forward to drawing further on his insights and experience as AppsVillage embarks on the next phases of growth.

Also we are pleased to add Andrew to the Board and as Company Secretary. Andrew brings with him enormous experience in ASX companies and will be a great asset for the company.

Finally, I would like to thank Yoav on behalf of the rest of the Board for his expert guidance as Chairman. We are fortunate to have Yoav remain on the Board as Non-Executive Director and continue to draw from his vast experience in SaaS technology businesses.”

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