– UK, London – CentralNic Group plc (LON: CNIC), the global internet platform that derives revenue from the subscription sales of domain names and web services, today announced the appointment of Max Royde and Horst Siffrin to its Board as Non-executive Directors with immediate effect.
Max and Horst are joining the board as shareholder representatives of Kestrel Partners LLP and inter.services GmbH respectively.
“We are delighted to welcome Max to our board. Through Kestrel Partners he has been a long-term investor and supporter of CentralNic. He has extensive experience of UK listed technology companies and capital markets and his knowledge will be invaluable to us as we continue to grow the Company.” said CEO, Ben Crawford.
He added: “We also welcome Horst onto our board. Having held senior positions at our 2018 acquisition KeyDrive, Horst understands both our industry and our business and we look forward to his support in taking CentralNic to the next stage in its growth.”
About Max Royde
Max Royde is currently managing partner at Kestrel Partners, an investment management company specialising in business-critical software companies, which has a beneficial holding in CentralNic of 56,583,670 shares or 22.53%. Max co-founded Kestrel Partners in 2009 and is a fund manager of Kestrel Opportunities. Prior to Kestrel Max was a managing director of KBC Peel Hunt, running its technology franchise. He has over 20 years’ experience focusing on the technology sector.
About Horst Siffrin
Horst Siffrin started his career as a German diplomat serving in Germany, the UK, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Bolivia, Poland and Spain. He is partner of inter.services holding/investments, which has a beneficial holding in the Company of 37,085,870 shares or 14.77% and owner of H.O. Siffrin Consulting based in Berlin. From August 2011 until the reverse takeover of CentralNic in August 2018 he was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KeyDrive SA, Luxemburg and member of the Advisory Board of the Key-Systems Group. In 2018 he co-founded AstraPharma.
About CentralNic Group plc
CentralNic is a London-based AIM-listed company which drives the growth of the global digital economy by developing and managing software platforms allows businesses globally to buy subscriptions to domain names for websites and email, monetise domain names, and protect their brands online. Its core growth strategy is identifying and acquiring cash-generative businesses in its industry with annuity revenue streams and exposure to growth markets and migrating them onto the CentralNic software and operating platforms.
CentralNic operates globally with customers in almost every country in the world. It earns recurring revenues from the worldwide sales of internet domain names and other services on an annual subscription basis.
For more information : https://www.centralnicgroup.com/
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