FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
19 January 2012
WEBIS HOLDINGS PLC
The board of Webis Holdings Plc (“Webis” or the “Group”), the global on-line gaming groupannounces the appointment with immediate effect of Sir James Mellon KCMG (aged 82) as a non-executive director.
Sir James, a former diplomat whose roles included UK Ambassador to Denmark, Director General for trade and investment and USA Consul General, New York, also has many years of corporate experience acting as a director of both public and private companies.
The board also announces that Jim Mellon is stepping down from the board as a non-executive director, also with immediate effect.
Denham Eke, Chairman of Webis, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Sir James to the board. His experience and advice will be of undoubted help in fostering the Group’s continuing development. I would also like to thank Jim Mellon for his invaluable contribution and commitment to the Group over the last eight years.”
Sir James’ appointment as a director of Webis is subject to approval by the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission.
Pursuant to Schedule 2 section (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies, Sir James has also been a director or partner in the following companies over the last 5 years:
|Charlemagne Capital (UK) Limited||Current|
|Digital View Group Limited||Current|
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|Speymill Property Group (UK) Limited||Previous|
|Regent Special Projects Limited||Previous|
|Regent Integrated Housing Limited||Previous|
Sir James was a director of Torren Energy Limited when it entered into compulsory liquidation on 20 January 2004.