Appointment of Non-executive Director
5 September 2019
888 Holdings Public Limited Company
('888' or the 'Company')
Appointment of Non-executive Director and Chairman of Audit Committee
888, one of the world's most popular online gaming entertainment and solutions providers, is pleased to announce that Mark Summerfield has today been appointed to the Board as an independent non-executive Director and as Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee.
With effect from 5 September 2019, the membership of the Audit Committee is as follows:
Mark Summerfield (Chairman)
Anne de Kerckhove
Commenting on the appointment, the Company's Chairman, Brian Mattingley, said:
"With his extensive experience working with boards and audit committees of major listed companies, Mark brings a wealth of experience to 888. This will be of considerable benefit as the Company continues to grow and pursue its strategic objectives. He will be a valuable addition to the Board and the Audit Committee and I am delighted that he has agreed to join us."
A Chartered Accountant, Mark worked for KPMG in the UK and US for 29 years, 18 as a partner. His roles included Global Head of Gaming, UK Head of Audit for Technology, Media and Telecoms ("TMT") and UK Head of Assurance. Mark has extensive knowledge and experience in auditing, financial reporting and governance, as well as mergers and acquisitions and capital market transactions.
Mark spent most of his career working for companies in the TMT and leisure sectors and built KPMG's gaming practice, working with a number of online gaming operators. He was also William Hill Plc's interim CFO for 15 months, helping set the group's strategic direction and assisting with its transformation and technology programmes.
Further information concerning Mark Summerfield (aged 52)
In accordance with LR 9.6.15 of the Listing Rules, the Company confirms that there is no information to be disclosed pursuant to LR 9.6.13 with respect to Mark Summerfield.
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Contacts and enquiries
Brian Mattingley, Chairman
+350 200 49800
Itai Pazner, Chief Executive Officer
+350 200 49800
Aviad Kobrine, Chief Financial Officer
+350 200 49800
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