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Friday 12 October, 2018

GAME Digital PLC

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 8201D
GAME Digital PLC
12 October 2018


Board Change


12 October 2018


GAME Digital plc (the "Company" or the "Group") announces that Ray Kavanagh has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company with effect from 11 October2018.

Ray Kavanagh has been Interim Chief Financial Officer since June 2018, previously fulfilling the role of Interim Director of Corporate Finance from January 2018.  Ray has over 20 years of experience in the retail sector, including two years on the Board of House of Fraser as Commercial and Supply Chain Director, and prior to that held the role of Director of Finance for eight years.  Ray will be subject to election at the Company's next annual general meeting, and re-election at each annual general meeting of the Company thereafter.

Martyn Gibbs, GAME's Chief Executive Officer, said:

"We are pleased that Ray is joining the Board after a period as Interim Chief Financial Officer.  He has a solid understanding of the retail sector and the right expertise to implement strategic and commercial initiatives from a finance perspective.  I look forward to continuing our work together to deliver our strategy for the Group."

Ray Kavanagh said:

"I'm delighted to be assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer at GAME.  I look forward to continuing my work with Martyn and the team and to contributing to the development and evolution of the business. The support from the team, business partners and shareholders enables us to fully capitalise on the significant opportunities in our dynamic market, while continuing to build on our core business in both the UK and Spain."


There are no disclosures required under LR 9.6.13 in respect of this appointment.

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About GAME Digital plc

Listed on the London Stock Exchange in June 2014, GAME Digital plc is dedicated to delivering an authoritative range of specialist gaming products and services to the gaming communities of the UK and Spain, providing more ways for gamers to enjoy more games and unique gaming experiences, more often. GAME's UK and Spanish retail businesses are the market leaders in those geographical areas, operating a total of over 570 stores across the two territories, a fully integrated omni-channel offer. Through its Esports & Events activities the Group is delivering unparalleled consumer gaming experiences directly, and on behalf of third parties, including its flagship event, Insomnia, the UK's largest gaming festival.

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