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Digitalbox PLC
18 February 2021
 

18th February 2021

Digitalbox plc

("Digitalbox" or "the Company")

 

Director appointment

 

Digitalbox plc (AIM: DBOX), the mobile-first digital media business, which owns Entertainment Daily, The Daily Mash and The Tab, announces that Mr Matthew Armitage has been appointed as a temporary Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Mr Armitage brings a wealth of experience to the board: his work as both CFO and more recently CEO of St Ives PLC (now Kin and Carta plc) equips him well to perform roles including the Chair of our audit committee for the upcoming 2020 full year results audit cycle.

 

Commenting on the appointment of Mr Armitage, James Carter, CEO, said: "We are pleased to add Matt's experience to the board as we focus on continuing our growth. His knowledge of financial operating models in the public market will be a huge asset to our continuing operations".

The following details in relation to the appointment of Mr Matthew Robert Armitage, aged 52, are disclosed in accordance with Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules:

 

Current directorships:

Past directorships held within the last five years:

None.

Amaze (Europe) Limited


Amaze (Holdings) Limited


Amaze Communication Services (Holdings) Limited


Amaze Communication Services Limited


Amaze Limited


Amaze Technology Limited


Branded3 Search Ltd


Edit Agency Limited


Fripp, Sandeman And Partners Limited


Incite Marketing Planning Limited


Kin + Carta Limited


Kin And Carta Advise Europe Limited


Kin And Carta Connect Europe Limited


Kin And Carta Create Europe Limited


Kin And Carta Former Holdco Limited


Kin And Carta Group Limited


Kin And Carta Partnerships Limited


Kin And Carta Plc


Occam DM Limited


Okana Systems Limited


Pollen Health Limited


Pragma Consulting Limited


Realise Holdings Limited


Response One Holdings Limited


St Ives Burnley Limited


The Health Hive Group Limited


The Health Hive Limited


Ebee Limited


Relish Agency Limited


Paragon Customer Communications (Finsbury Circus) Limited


Clays Ltd


Flare Limited


SGL Realisations Limited


SP Group Limited


Tactical Solutions UK Ltd

 

While a director of Kin and Carta plc, a number its group companies of which Mr Armitage was a director were sold. Of these, Global MP Ltd, SGL Realisations and SP Group Ltd were subsequently placed into administration within 12 months of Mr Armitage ceasing to be as a director.

There are no other disclosures required pursuant to Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules.

 

Enquiries:

Digitalbox

c/o Newgate Communications

James Carter, CEO




WH Ireland (Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker)

Tel: 0117 945 3470

Mike Coe / Chris Savidge




Panmure Gordon (Financial Adviser & Joint Broker)

Tel: 020 7886 2500

Alina Vaskina / Sandy Clark (Corporate Advisory)


Erik Anderson / Rupert Dearden (Corporate Broking)




Alvarium Capital Partners (Joint Broker)

Tel: 020 7195 1400

Alex Davies / Hugh Kingsmill Moore




Newgate Communications

Tel: 020 3757 6880

Robin Tozer / Isabelle Smurfit (Financial PR)

digitalbox@newgatecomms.com

 

 

About Digitalbox plc

 

Based in Bath, UK, Digitalbox is a 'pure-play' digital media business with the aim of profitable publishing at scale on mobile platforms.

 

Digitalbox operates three trading brands, "Entertainment Daily", "The Tab" and "The Daily Mash". Entertainment Daily produces and publishes online UK entertainment news covering TV, showbiz and celebrity news. The Daily Mash produces and publishes satirical news content. The Tab is the UK's biggest youth culture site fuelled by students.

 

Digitalbox generates revenue from the sale of advertising in and around the content it publishes. The Group's optimisation for mobile enables it to achieve revenues per session significantly ahead of market norms for publishers on mobile.

 

 

 

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