Following regulatory approval, the Board of Webis, the global gaming group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Richard ("Rich") Roberts as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company.
Mr Roberts has extensive experience of the on-line sports entertainment industry. His track record includes his time as a director of the London-listed global sports entertainment company Sportech PLC, and successfully facilitating and building the sports betting platform, FaceOff, in the US.
Ed Comins, Webis Managing Director, commented:
"I am delighted to welcome Rich to the Board of Webis. His experience in the gaming industry will prove invaluable, and we are sure he will make a very positive contribution to the Board."
Richard Christian Roberts (age 56)
He has held the following directorships and/or partnerships in the past five years:
DraftDay Gaming Group
Sportech Holdco1 Limited
Sportech Holdco2 Limited
Mr Roberts does not currently hold any shares, options or warrants in the Company.
There is no further information on Mr Roberts required to be disclosed under Schedule Two, paragraph (g) (i)-(viii) of the AIM Rules for Companies.
The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 ("MAR").