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ReadCloud is an Australian Public Company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX : RCL) 

About ReadCloud

ReadCloud is the leading provider in Australia of eReading software delivering Curriculum eBooks to Schools and VET in Schools courses offering over 200,000 eBooks from the World’s leading publishers.

ReadCloud’s proprietary eBook platform delivers digital content to students and teachers with extensive functionality, including the ability to make commentary in, and import third party content into eBooks. Students and teachers can share notes, questions, videos and weblinks directly inside the eBooks turning the eBook into a place for discussion, collaboration and social learning, substantially improving learning outcomes.

 

ReadCloud sources content for its solutions from multiple publishers, delivering the full Australian school curriculum in digital form in all States, on one platform. In the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector, ReadCloud provides over 40 digital VET courses and auspicing services to schools across Australia. ReadCloud currently has over 100,000 users on its platform.

Directors

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Paul Collins

Non Executive Chairman

Over the last 20 years, Paul has been extensively involved in the start-up and subsequent ASX listing of 2 successful FinTech companies. A co-founder of IWL in 1997, Paul was an Executive Director of the company from its inception, through its listing in 1999 before leaving in 2004. Later in 2004 Paul became co-founder and Executive Director of Managed Accounts Ltd which listed on the ASX in 2014 (ASX:MGP). Paul chaired the Audit and the Risk and Compliance Committees of MGP from 2009 to 2016.

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Lars Lindstrom

Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer

Lars co-founded ReadCloud in 2009 and has extensive tech startup experience. Previously a Partner in LundXY Global Ventures (the first investor in Skype) and the CFO/Co–Founder of Nyhedsavisen which within one year became the most read newspaper in Denmark publishing over 500,000 copies daily. Lars spent his first 10 years in investment banking/M&A working for Deutsche Bank and Rothschild in Melbourne.

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Guy Mendelson

Non Executive Director

Guy has extensive strategic and commercial experience at an executive level with 20 years working for ANZ Bank running various businesses. He is currently Managing Director, Business Owners Portfolio within ANZ responsible for the growth and profitability of this business segment. Guy’s previous Board experience includes being a BPAY Board Director for four years and a Brotherhood of St Laurence Audit and Risk Committee member for the past 9 years.

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Darren Hunter

Executive Director / Chief Information Officer

Darren commenced his career in IT in 1984. Following a number of varied and senior roles he cofounded IWL, a financial planning and online stockbroking software provider in 1997. IWL was listed on the ASX in 1999 and provided Westpac and National Australia Bank with their online broking capabilities. Darren’s role was that of CIO and group strategy. IWL grew into an ASX 300 company with over 500 employees and was eventually acquired by CBA for $373 million. He commenced with ReadCloud in 2015 in the role of Chief Information Officer.

Corporate Governance

As a fundamental element of our culture and business practices, our corporate governance framework is designed to provide guidance for effective decision making in all areas of ReadCloud through:

Strategic & Operational Planning

Risk Management & Compliance

Financial Management & External Reporting

Culture

Key documents and policies which form part of our corporate governance framework and highlight the Company’s commitment to corporate governance are set out below: