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Thursday 16 June, 2016

7digital Group PLC

Directorate Appointment

RNS Number : 3279B
7digital Group PLC
16 June 2016
 

 

16 June 2016                                                                                                                                                              

7digital Group plc

("7digital", "the Group" or "the Company")

Directorate Appointment

7digital (AIM:7DIG), the digital music and radio services company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Honey as an executive director of the Company with immediate effect.  Matt became Interim Chief Financial Officer in March 2016, a role which he will now undertake on a permanent basis. 

Matthew Andrew Honey, aged 50, is a chartered accountant and was Finance Director of The Unique Broadcasting Company ("UBC"), which in 2014 merged with 7digital to form the current Group, from 1992 to 2000.  Following UBC's IPO in 2000 Matt assumed the role of Managing Director of Unique Interactive, a new division of UBC focusing on technology and digital radio. Matt led Unique Interactive for 8 years before standing down to set up his own business providing part-time and interim financial services to SMEs.

Since leaving UBC, Matt has been involved with a number of businesses across a broad range of industries from post production TV editing at Splice TV Ltd to international aid development at IMC Worldwide Ltd, where Matt is a non-executive director.

Simon Cole, CEO of 7digital, commented: "We are delighted to welcome Matt to the board of 7digital. His skills and deep understanding of the Company and our industry will be a valuable addition to the senior executive team as we continue to develop the business."

The following information regarding Matt Honey's appointment is required to be disclosed under Schedule 2g of the AIM Rules for Companies:

Other directorships held:

Current:

Basephase Ltd

Kinetic Helm Ltd

IMC Worldwide Ltd

IMC Worldwide (Holdings) Ltd

IMCW Holdings Ltd

Inside Track 2 LLP

Inside Track 3 LLP

 

There are no further disclosures to be made under Schedule 2g of the AIM Rules.

ENDS



 

Enquiries:

 

7digital Group

020 7099 7777

Simon Cole, Chief Executive

 

Matt Honey, Chief Financial Officer

Holly Ashmore, PR Manager

 

 

 

 

finnCap (nominated adviser and broker)

 

020 7220 0500

Geoff Nash / Carl Holmes - Corporate Finance

 

Malar Velaigam / Mia Gardner - Corporate Broking

 

 

 

 

Weber Shandwick (financial PR agency)

Nick Oborne - [email protected]

Tom Jenkins - [email protected] webershandwick.com

 

About 7digital (http://about.7digital.com)

 

020 7067 0000

7digital is a B2B digital music and radio services company. The core of its business is the provision of robust and scalable technical infrastructure and extensive global music rights used to create music streaming and radio services for a diverse range of customers - including consumer brands, mobile carriers, broadcasters, automotive systems, record labels and retailers. 7digital also offers radio production and music curation services, editorial strategy and content management expertise.

7digital fosters industry growth and innovation by simplifying access to music for clients such as Onkyo, Guvera, Global Radio and The Overflow. From years of being the largest independent producer of programming for the BBC, launching Radioplayer in multiple territories, and powering services for partners like HMV, Panasonic and ROK Mobile, 7digital is perfectly positioned to lead innovation at the intersection of digital music and next-generation radio services.

 


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