Brave Bison Group plc (AIM: BBSN), the social video company, announces that following discussions with the Board, Kate Burns has agreed to step down as Chief Executive and as an Executive Director of the Company on 11th June 2020.
The Board announces the appointment of Oliver Green as Executive Chairman, with Oliver taking over Kate's responsibilities.
Oliver Green, Executive Chairman, commented: "On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Kate for her hard work, personal commitment and dedication to Brave Bison. Over the past year the Company has developed a market leading digital content studio and has successfully grown its audiences on next generation platforms including Snapchat and TikTok. I look forward to working with the rest of the Brave Bison team to grow and develop the business".
Kate Burns commented: "I would like to thank my colleagues for their commitment, incredible work and loyalty during my time as a Non-Executive Director and CEO at Brave Bison, particularly during the recent challenges presented by COVID-19. I wish the business every success in its next chapter."
Oliver Green has been a Non-Executive Director and Non-Executive Chairman at Brave Bison since December 2019. He is the Managing Director and a significant shareholder of digital marketing agency Tangent Marketing Services Limited ("Tangent") and has several years' experience working in digital marketing and technology across a range of sectors including FMCG, Technology, B2B and Automotive. Green has also advised on strategy across projects such as digital transformation, conversion rate optimisation (CRO) and customer relationship management (CRM). Tangent group companies and Oliver Green together hold 27.33 per cent of the issued share capital of Brave Bison.