8 June 2021
("tinyBuild" or the "Company")
Appointment of Non-Executive Director
ex-Disney, Activision co-president joins tinyBuild's Board
tinyBuild, Inc. (AIM: TBLD), a leading video games publisher and developer with global operations, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick van Dyk to the Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from today.
Nick has been a strategic advisor to the Company since its IPO in March 2021. From 2015 to 2019 Nick was Co-President of Activision Blizzard Studios, where he was responsible for adapting Activision Blizzard's most popular video game franchises, including Call of Duty, Skylanders Academy and World of Warcraft, to the big and small screen.
Prior to joining Activision, Nick spent nine years at The Walt Disney Company where, as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development, he helped drive Disney's focus on franchise intellectual property and played a significant role in the Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm acquisitions. Nick's entertainment industry experience spans over 25 years. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Political Science from UCLA.
Alex Nichiporchik, Chief Executive Officer of tinyBuild, commented:
"I am delighted to welcome Nick to the Board of tinyBuild. Nick has a wealth of experience within the entertainment industry, particularly with media franchises, making him a perfect fit for our multi-media IP strategy. He has been a great asset as a strategic advisor and we now look forward to working with him as a board member."
Nicolas Anton van Dyk (aged 52) has no current directorships and has held no directorships within the last 5 years. As disclosed in the Company's AIM Admission Document, Mr Van Dyk currently holds options over 428,870 common shares in the Company, representing 0.21 per cent. of the Company's current issued share capital. Nick will become chair of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees on appointment.
There is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two Part (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.
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Luke Burtis - Chief Operating Officer and co-founder
Antonio Jose Assenza - Chief Financial Officer
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Founded in 2013, tinyBuild (AIM: TBLD) is a leading premium AA-rated and indie video games publisher and developer. tinyBuild strategically secures access to IP and partners with developers to establish a stable platform on which to build multi-game and multimedia franchises. tinyBuild has a strong portfolio of over 40 titles, and its upcoming pipeline includes over 20 new titles currently in development.
Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, USA, the Company has key operations worldwide, with employees, contractors or partners in multiple locations across five continents. tinyBuild's geographic diversity enables it to source high-potential IP, cost-effective development resources and a loyal customer base through innovative grassroots marketing.
tinyBuild was admitted to the AIM index of the London Stock Exchange in March 2021.
For further information, visit: www.tinybuildinvestors.com.