Eden Research plc (AIM: EDEN), the AIM listed natural micro-encapsulation company, is saddened to announce the death of Clive Roland Newitt, Business Development Director, who passed away on Monday, February 16 at age 58.

Clive had been with the Company since its flotation in May 2012 when he held the position of Managing Director, before he moved into the role of Business Development Director in September 2014.

“Clive will be remembered by all of us at Eden. He was a highly valued member of our team and a good friend,” Sean Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Eden, said. “He brought a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Company and helped lay the groundwork for the Company’s success. My colleagues and I extend our thoughts and deepest sympathy to his family.”