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Perform Group PLC
03 December 2012
3 December 2012
PERFORM APPOINTS NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Perform Group plc, the global market leader in the distribution and commercialisation of sports content across connected digital platforms, today announces that it has appointed Gabby Logan as a non-executive director with effect from Monday 3 December 2012.
Gabby is one of the Britain's leading sports journalists. Through the course of her extensive career in sports, Gabby has worked for broadcasters including Sky Sports, the BBC, ITV and Channel 5 covering the biggest sporting events around the world. Her current commitments include BBC Sport; Match of the Day, Final Score and Six Nations Rugby.
Commenting on the appointment, Paul Walker, Chairman of Perform, said:
"We are delighted that Gabby Logan has agreed to join Perform as a non-executive Director. Gabby's in-depth understanding and insight into the worlds of sport and broadcasting will complement the Board's existing expertise and experience. We are looking forward to working with Gabby and are confident that Perform will benefit from her expertise as it continues to build on the success achieved to date."
There are no further disclosures required in respect of Gabby Logan's appointment under paragraph 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules.
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David Surtees, Chief Financial Officer
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James Macey White
Perform is a global market leader in the commercialisation of multimedia sports content across multiple platforms. Perform owns one of the largest portfolios of digital sports rights in the world, through contracts relating to more than 200 sports leagues, tournaments and events. The management is focused on driving profitable, organic, earnings growth through leveraging its content across new digital platforms, new products and across new geographies, taking advantage of favourable technology trends such as growth in digital media consumption and online video viewership. In April 2011, Perform floated on the London Stock Exchange.
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