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Wednesday 09 May, 2012

Digital Learning Marketplace p

Digital Learning Marketplace plc :Board Appoint...

Digital Learning Marketplace plc :Board Appointment

For release at 7am   9 May 2012

DIGITAL LEARNING MARKETPLACE PLC
("DLM" or the "Company")

Appointment of Non Executive Director

The Digital Learning Marketplace plc (AIM: DLM) Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Henry as Non Executive Director with immediate effect.

Paul has spent the past 9 years working with multiple start-up and growth businesses, in various investor, advisor and operational roles.

Before that Paul spent six years with SmartForce (now Skillsoft), an acknowledged disruptor and innovator in the e-Learning industry. At SmartForce Paul was credited with building its ex-US, international business (growing it to almost $100m revenues in five years) before moving to its Silicon Valley-based headquarters as Executive VP of Marketing and Business Development. There he was tasked with accelerating SmartForce's bold transition to an internet-based, integrated e-Learning services company, among all key internal and external stakeholders.

Paul's earlier career encompassed diverse sales, marketing and management roles in a number of other technology companies. His initial introduction to the technology sector was with IBM, having started his career in the marketing research profession.

Andy Hasoon, CEO of DLM, commented, "We are obviously delighted that Paul has joined the board of DLM at this exciting time of our development. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, enabling the Company to forge ahead with its global growth strategy and will be a great asset to our sales, marketing and business development teams. Plus his experience in successfully executing buy and build strategies will be of great value to us over the coming months."

The directorships and / or partnerships held by Joseph Paul Henry, aged 52, in the previous five years are as follows:

CurrentPast
Infomentis Limited Firescope Europe Limited
Origin Medical Limited

Mr. Henry does not hold any shares in DLM.

There is no further information required to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two paragraph (g) (i) to (viii) of the AIM Rules for Companies in relation to Mr. Henry. 

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For further enquiries please contact:

Digital Learning Marketplace Plc                        Tel: 020 7408 4720
Angus Forrest / Andy Hasoon

Beaumont Cornish Limited (NOMAD)                        Tel: 020 7628 3396
Roland Cornish

Northland Capital Partners Limited (Primary Broker)     Tel: 020 7796 8800
Katie Shelton / Tim Metcalfe

Rivington Street Corporate Finance (Broker)             Tel: 020 7562 3357
Peter Greensmith

Leander (Financial PR)                                   Tel: 07795 168157
Christian Taylor-Wilkinson

NOTES TO EDITORS

About DLM
Digital Learning Marketplace plc is a London Stock Exchange AIM listed holding company run by a team of energetic and experienced learning professionals who share two simple but ambitious goals: to shape the future of management training and to transform the corporate learning industry.

DLM is building the next generation of innovative digital learning products - products that will bring about a step-change in the way organizations and individuals learn, develop and improve; and DLM has embarked on an aggressive but selective programme of mergers and acquisitions to consolidate what is a very fragmented market.




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Source: Digital Learning Marketplace plc via Thomson Reuters ONE

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