888 Holdings appoints Ron McMillan as Senior Independent Director

– GIBRALTAR – 888 Holdings plc (LSE:888), is pleased to announce that Ron McMillan has been appointed as Senior Independent Director with immediate effect.

Ron has been a Non-Executive Director of the Company and Chairman of its Audit Committee since 15 May 2014.

Prior to joining the Company’s board of directors, Ron was the Global Finance Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Northern Regional Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers in the UK, and Deputy Chairman of, and Head of Assurance for, PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Middle East, in addition to serving as audit engagement leader for a number of major listed companies. He is the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of N Brown Group Plc and SCS Plc, Chairman of the Audit Committee of B&M European Value Retail SA and Chairman of Welcome to Yorkshire.

In addition to chairing the Company’s Audit Committee, he is a member of its Remuneration Committee, Nominations Committee and Gaming Compliance Committee.

Commenting on the appointment, the Company’s Chairman, Brian Mattingley, said: “With his extensive experience of boards and audit committees of major listed companies, Ron has brought a wealth of experience to 888 which is of considerable benefit as the Company continues to grow and pursue its strategic objectives. I am delighted that he has agreed to take on the Senior Independent Director role.”

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