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Brave Bison Grp PLC (BBSN)

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Wednesday 06 May, 2020

Brave Bison Grp PLC

Board Changes

RNS Number : 0338M
Brave Bison Group PLC
06 May 2020
 

6 May 2020

 

Brave Bison Group plc

("Brave Bison" or the "Company")

 

Brave Bison appoints Oliver Green as permanent Chairman and Philippa Norridge as permanent Chief Financial Officer

 

London, 6 May 2020: Social video group Brave Bison (AIM: BBSN) is pleased to announce the permanent appointments of Oliver Green as Non-Executive Chairman and Philippa Norridge as Chief Financial Officer, with immediate effect.

 

Green has been a Non-Executive Director and Interim Chairman at Brave Bison since December 2019. He is the Managing Director and a significant shareholder of marketing agency Tangent Marketing Services Limited ("Tangent") and has several years' experience working in digital marketing and technology across a range of sectors including FMCG, Technology, B2B and Automotive. Green has also advised on strategy across projects such as digital transformation, conversion rate optimisation (CRO) and customer relationship management (CRM). Tangent group companies and Oliver Green together hold 27.33 per cent of the issued share capital of Brave Bison.

 

Norridge has been a Director and Interim Chief Financial Officer at Brave Bison since February 2020. Norridge has a wealth of experience, having spent nearly two decades working in the media and marketing services sector, and has held senior roles at a number of marketing services firms, including Finance Director at leading independent agency Albion Brand Communications and global agency group MullenLowe Profero. Most recently, Norridge was the Finance Director at Tangent. She has resigned from her position as Finance Director at Tangent and the Secondment Agreement with Tangent announced on 5 February 2020 has now been terminated, but she remains a director of Tangent for a short handover period. Additionally, Norridge has worked on various acquisitions and mergers of marketing services businesses including Profero's acquisition by Interpublic Group of Companies as well as the subsequent acquisition and integration of the marketing agency, 101.

 

Kate Burns, Chief Executive Officer of Brave Bison, commented: "I am thrilled to have both Oliver and Philippa joining the team to undertake permanent roles. They both have great business and sector knowledge that Brave Bison can learn from and build upon. I am excited for the Company to benefit from their valuable strategic insight."

 

Oliver Green, Chairman, commented: "I am delighted to be fulfilling the role of Chairman at Brave Bison. My time as a Non-Executive Director and Interim Chairman at Brave Bison has further highlighted the Company's immense potential and I look forward to being part of the next stage of the Company's growth and success."

 

Philippa Norridge, Chief Financial Officer, commented: "I look forward to continuing to work with the talented team at Brave Bison and driving performance forward across the different elements of the business."

 

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For further information please contact:

 

Brave Bison Group plc

Kate Burns, Chief Executive Officer

Via Rebecca Abigail: +44 775 704 2837

 

Allenby Capital - AIM Nominated Adviser and Broker

Jeremy Porter / Asha Chotai

Telephone: +44 20 3328 5656

 

Rebecca Abigail Ltd

Abigail Carrigan, Account Manager

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: +44 775 704 2837

 

About Brave Bison

 

Brave Bison is a social video group, specialising in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Its online communities reach over 135 million followers.

 

Brave Bison is one of the largest YouTube channel partners, with more than 700 channels offering targeted inventory opportunities, alongside in-house specialists that deliver audience development and optimisation. Brave Bison provides expertise across strategy, research, data driven insights, creative and production.

 

Brave Bison's cultural connections and extensive networks have built long-standing client relationships with brands including P&G, Land Rover and Lego. With more than 70 members of staff across London, Singapore, Japan and Korea, the eight-year-old business continues to stay at the forefront of this fast-moving digital age.

 

 


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