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Thursday 27 January, 2022

Keywords Studios PLC

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 7704Z
Keywords Studios PLC
27 January 2022
 

27 January 2022

 

Keywords Studios plc ("Keywords Studios", the "Group", the "Company")

 

Directorate Change

 

Keywords Studios today announces that Giorgio Guastalla stepped down from his role as Non-Executive Director of the Company, and from the Board, with effect from 26 January 2022.

Giorgio has decided to step down in order to devote more time to his other business interests. He commented:

"It has been a pleasure and an honour to work all these years with a group of such talented people around the globe. I am extremely proud of the business that we have built together, from one studio in Dublin to over 70 studios in 23 countries, and I am confident that, under the Company's leadership, Keywords Studios will continue to cement and grow its position in the video games and adjacent content industries.

Keywords Studios' Chair, Ross Graham, said:

"Since founding Keywords Studios with his wife Teresa in 1998, Giorgio has helped the Group grow from a single localisation studio with a handful of people to the publicly traded Company that it is today with over 10,000 Keywordians. It is a tribute to his entrepreneurial spirit and vision that he leaves the Group in such great shape.  On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank him for all he has done in creating the Keywords Studios of today."

 

For further information, please contact:

Keywords Studios  ( www.keywordsstudios.com )

Bertrand Bodson, Chief Executive Officer

Jon Hauck, Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Quinn, Investor Relations

+353 190 22 730

 

Numis Securities

Stuart Skinner/Kevin Cruickshank/Will Baunton

 

+44 20 7260 1000

 

MHP Communications (Financial PR)

Katie Hunt/Charles Hirst

 

 

+44 20 3128 8193

[email protected]

 

About Keywords Studios ( www.keywordsstudios.com )

Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. Established in 1998, and now with over 70 facilities in 23 countries strategically located in Asia, Australia, the Americas and Europe, it provides integrated art creation, marketing services, game development, testing, localization, audio and player support services across more than 50 languages and 16 games platforms to a blue-chip client base of over 950 clients across the globe.

Keywords Studios has a strong market position, providing services to 23 of the top 25 most prominent games companies. Across the games and entertainment industry, clients include Activision Blizzard, Bandai Namco, Bethesda, Electronic Arts, Epic Games, Konami, Microsoft, Netflix, Riot Games, Square Enix, Supercell, TakeTwo, Tencent and Ubisoft. Recent titles worked on include Anthem, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Valorant, League of Legends, Fortnite, Clash Royale and Doom Eternal. Keywords Studios is listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market (KWS.L).

 

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