Codemasters Group appoints Lisa Thomas to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, Southam –  Codemasters Group Holdings Plc (LON: CDM), the award-winning British video game developer and publisher specialising in high-quality racing games, today announced the appointment of Lisa Thomas as an Independent Non-Executive Director effective immediately.

“Lisa has spent her career at the forefront of consumer engagement and brand building, achieving great success in leading some of the world’s most recognised agencies and brands. She has invaluable insight into consumer behaviour and the relationships between brands and their customers. At Codemasters, our relationship with our loyal gamers is all-important and I look forward to being able to draw on Lisa’s experience and expertise as we look to strengthen them even further,” said Frank Sagnier, CEO.

Lisa will Chair the Company’s Remuneration Committee.

About Lisa Thomas

Lisa Thomas is a highly experienced consumer marketer with over 32 years of experience. She is currently Global Chief Brand Officer of Virgin and Managing Director of Virgin Enterprises, a post that she has held since 2016. Featured in Campaign’s Power 100 for 2019, Lisa leads the Virgin brand globally across their five core sectors and is responsible for their brand licensing business VEL. Previously, Lisa was UK Group CEO of M&C Saatchi, one of the world’s most recognised advertising agencies, from 2010 until 2015, and was concurrently Chairman of LIDA, the creative agency that she founded and which specialised in customer communications as part of the M&C Saatchi Group. She is currently President of WACL.

About Codemasters

Codemasters is an award-winning British video game developer and publisher with over 30 years of heritage. The Company specialises in high-quality racing games including DiRT, GRID and the BAFTA award-winning official F1 series of video games. In December 2019, Codemasters acquired Slightly Mad Studios, creators and developers of award-winning IP including the Project CARS franchise and Fast & Furious Crossroads.

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