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Keywords Studios PLC
14 October 2019

14 October 2019



Keywords Studios plc

("Keywords", "the Group")


Chief Financial Officer Appointment Update

Keywords Studios, the international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry, today provides an update following the Group's 17 June 2019 announcement of the appointment of Jon Hauck as Chief Financial Officer. 


Jon takes up his role and board position with immediate effect today, 14 October 2019. David Broderick will be available to the business until the end of November to ensure an effective handover and transition of the role.


Other than the previous directorships listed below, there is no further information required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies, in relation to Jon Hauck's appointment to the board.


Jon holds or has held directorships in the five years preceding his appointment at the Company as follows:


Broadcast Relay Service (Overseas) Limited

Target Express Holdings Limited

Target Express Limited

Grayston Central Services Limited

Plant Nominees Ltd

Bet Finance Limited

Felcourt Insurance Company Ltd

Rto (Investments) Ltd

Rentokil Initial Asia Pacific Limited

Rentokil Initial Brazil Limited

Rentokil Property Holdings Limited

Rentokil Initial Funding (No.2) Limited

Rentokil Initial Holdings Limited

Rentokil Initial (1993) Limited

Rentokil Initial Americas Limited

Rentokil Limited

Rentokil Overseas Holdings Limited

Initial Iff Ltd

Rentokil Initial (1896) Limited

Rentokil Initial Finance Limited

Rentokil Initial 1927 Plc

Rentokil Initial Investments Limited

Rentokil Initial Overseas (Holdings) B.V.

Rentokil Initial Holdings (Ireland) Limited

B.V. Rentokil Funding

Rentokil Initial Pension Trustee Limited




For further information, please contact: 


Keywords Studios ( 

Andrew Day, Chief Executive Officer

Jon Hauck, Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Quinn, Investor Relations 

+353 190 22 730 


Numis (Financial Adviser) 

Stuart Skinner / Kevin Cruickshank (Nominated Adviser) 

James Black / Tom Ballard (Corporate Broker)  


020 7260 1000 


MHP Communications (Financial PR) 

Katie Hunt / Ollie Hoare 



020 3128 8100 



About Keywords Studios ( 


Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. Established in 1998, and now with over 50 facilities in 21 countries strategically located in Asia, the Americas and Europe, it provides integrated art creation, software engineering, testing, localisation, audio and customer care services across more than 50 languages and 16 games platforms to a blue-chip client base of approximately 950 clients across the globe. 


It has a strong market position, providing services to 23 of the top 25 most prominent games companies, including Activision Blizzard, Bandai Namco, Bethesda, Electronic Arts, Konami, Riot Games, Sony, Square Enix, Supercell, TakeTwo, Epic Games and Ubisoft. Recent titles worked on include Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Call of Duty: WWII, Mortal Combat X, Assassin's Creed Origins, Battlefield 1, League of Legends, Fortnite, Clash Royale and Rainbow Six Siege. Keywords Studios is listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market (KWS.L). 

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