Jackpotjoy plc appoints Jason Holden as Head of Investor Relations

LONDON, March 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Jackpotjoy plc (LSE:JPJ), the largest online bingo-led operator in the world, today announced that it has appointed former Liberum gaming analyst, Jason Holden, as Director of Investor and Public Relations.

Jason will be focused on communicating Jackpotjoy plc's proposition to the UK investment community following the company's successful re-listing on the London Stock Exchange earlier this year. Working closely alongside Chief Executive Andy McIver and Chief Financial Officer Keith Laslop, he will bring a wealth of experience and sector knowledge to the role, having been a highly-rated gaming and TMT analyst during a career that spans over 20 years.

"We are delighted that Jason has chosen to join Jackpotjoy plc on the next stage of our journey," Andy McIver said. "His acute knowledge of the gaming sector as well as his insight into the broader technology space will undoubtedly strengthen our team, and we look forward to working alongside him as we grow our corporate profile in the UK."

Commenting of his new role, Jason added: "I'm thrilled to be joining Jackpotjoy plc at this exciting time, and very much look forward to helping the company maintain and develop its relationships in the investment and business community."

Jason will join the company later in April. He previously spent two years as a Gaming and Technology Analyst at Liberum, prior to which he held research analyst roles at Deutsche Bank, Bank of America and Cenkos Securities.

About Jackpotjoy plc

Jackpotjoy plc is the parent company of an online gaming group that provides entertainment to a global consumer base through its subsidiaries. Jackpotjoy plc currently offers bingo and casino games to its customers through its subsidiaries using the InterCasino (www.intercasino.com), Costa (www.costabingo.com), Vera&John (www.verajohn.com), Jackpotjoy (www.jackpotjoy.com), Starspins (www.starspins.com) and Botemania (www.botemania.es) brands. For more information about Jackpotjoy plc, please visit www.jackpotjoyplc.com

Jackpotjoy plc controls all of the outstanding voting securities of Intertain, through which Jackpotjoy plc's operating subsidiaries are held. Intertain also has outstanding non-voting Class C exchangeable shares and 5% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures, both of which are listed on the TSX. 

SOURCE Jackpotjoy plc

For further information: Investor and Media Contact: General: Amanda Brewer, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Jackpotjoy Group, Tel: +1 416 720-8150, amanda.brewer@jackpotjoygroup.com; UK media: Finsbury, James Leviton, Andy Parnis, Tel: +44 207 251 3801

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