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Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Wameja Limited

Appointment of Director

RNS Number : 8246Q
Wameja Limited
23 October 2019


Wameja Limited ("Wameja" or the "Company")


Appointment of Director
23 October 2019


Wameja (LSE: WJA.L & ASX: WJA.AX), a joint venture partner in the HomeSend global payments hub, is pleased to announce the appointment of James Hume as a Director of Wameja with immediate effect. Mr Hume is currently working out his notice as an employee of Wameja and he will become a Non-executive Director once his employment with Wameja ceases.

James Hume

Mr Hume has held Senior Executive positions with Wameja for more than a decade. He was appointed COO of eServGlobal in 2017 to prepare the legacy business for sale, a process he led to successful completion earlier in 2019. Prior to this, he held the role of CTO at eServGlobal overseeing the development of the platform around which the HomeSend entity was first created, and which grew into the JV with Mastercard. He has served as a Director on the Board of HomeSend since 2015, working closely with the Wameja Board over that period.

John Conoley, Executive Chairman, Wameja said, "James' contribution to Wameja is highly valued by his Board colleagues and this appointment recognises that value to the Company and the importance of keeping James involved in the Company and in its invstement in HomeSend once his employment with the Company ends."


The following disclosures are required regarding Hume's appointment pursuant to Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies:

James Oliver Hume, aged 42, has been a director of the following companies during the five years preceding the date of this announcement:

Current directorships and/or partnerships

Former directorships and/or partnerships (within the last five years):

HomeSend Ltd

Eserv UK Limited



At the date of this announcement, Mr Hume holds 922,459 ordinary shares in the Company, representing 0.076% of the Company's issued share capital.

Save for the disclosures above, there are no further disclosures to be made in accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules.




For further information, please contact:

Wameja Limited

John Conoley, Executive Chairman

Tom Rowe, Company Secretary

Alison Cheek, VP Corporate Communications


[email protected]

finnCap Limited (Nomad and Broker)
Corporate Finance: Jonny Franklin-Adams / Anthony Adams / Hannah Boros

Corporate Broking: Tim Redfern / Richard Chambers
T: +44 (0) 20 7220 0500


About Wameja

Wameja and Mastercard are joint venture partners of the HomeSend global payment hub, together with Mastercard. HomeSend enables cross-border transfer between bank accounts, cards, mobile wallets, or cash outlets from anywhere in the world. As a founding partner in the HomeSend hub, Wameja helped conceive and bring the opportunity to market.



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