AppBox Strengthens Board With Two Senior Hires as It Targets 10 Million Downloads

Two new games coming to an AppStore near you this summer

LONDON, United Kingdom, May 27, 2016 /CNW/ - Mobile applications developer AppBox Media PLC (AppBox), has today appointed two technology veterans to its board.

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David Hampshire will take up the role of director of app design. He has worked at some of Europe's leading digital mobile agencies. He has a track record in creating clean, simplistic, striking design work across a range of mediums.  He is also the co-creator of gaming apps, Hyperchrome and Fall .

Joining as AppBox's director of publishing is Mike Davison. He has over ten years' experience in the digital sector with a focus on mobile, delivering a range of eCommerce and global solutions (both product side and in agency environments), specialising in agile delivery. He is also the creator of Bounce, the hit game with over 7 million downloads across Google Play and Apple App Store.

Already in 2016 AppBox has launched eight apps, most recently patient care app, CareBuddy and child safety app, PawPrints, and is currently working on the release of Chasm and Drop, which it expects to be two of the major game releases on to the App store this summer. In total, the company has developed and launched 20 apps since the company launched in 2013.

In addition, the company has been developing its partnerships with other business to develop apps on their behalf. Most recently it designed and built the Radio Lollipop app for Great Ormond Street Hospital's volunteer run radio station.

Commenting on the appointments, Polat Hassan, CEO, said:

"AppBox Media as a company has gone from strength to strength over the previous three years, and to attract people with the track record and pedigree of Mike and David is a testament to the strong position the company finds itself in.  

"As we target a cumulative download figure of 10 million downloads across our portfolio of apps by the first quarter of 2017, which we believe will make us one of the fastest growing app companies in the UK, it is important we invest in our talent to help realise our vision of becoming one of world's leading game software and mobile applications developers" 

AppBox is currently considering a seventh round of fund raising.

Notes to Editors:

About AppBox Media 
AppBox Media Plc is a mobile application software development company. Its products are available across Apple iOS and Google Android, and are available for instant download across smartphone and tablet devices.

The founders, developers and project managers have a proven track-record at a number of worldwide organisations; including designing and building applications for organisations including Universal Pictures, Motorola, Toshiba, SEGA, and Fujitsu. 

AppBox Media's footprint has been established through the launch of 20 apps, the University App development competition under the AppBox Beta brand makes them the largest sponsor of games related societies in London universities, through which five apps have been developed. The team are now working to diversify the portfolio in a mixture of areas such as marketing and advertising, social networking, medical and financial.

The company's current valuation stands at around £18.6 million.

AppBox Media is a qualified Enterprise Investment Scheme and to date has raised over £6 million.

For further details about AppBox Media and its apps visit: http://www.appboxmedia.com

SOURCE Appbox Media

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