– UK, Basingstoke – GAME Digital plc (LSE:GMD), announces that Clare Urmston has been appointed as non-executive director of the Company with immediate effect.

Clare will also act as Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company and will become a member of the Company’s Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. Clare will be subject to election at the Company’s next annual general meeting, and re-election at each annual general meeting of the Company thereafter.

Clare is a senior finance executive with extensive and well rounded experience in retail and manufacturing industries. She is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Symington’s Limited, a private equity backed food manufacturer and is also a Fellow Associate Chartered Accountant. Prior to her current role, Clare held senior positions at Wilko Retail Limited and Northern Foods plc.

John Jackson, Chairman of GAME Digital, said: “We are delighted to welcome Clare to the Board. Her commercial, retail and financial expertise will enhance the balance of skills and experience of our Directors.”

About GAME Digital plc

Listed on the London Stock Exchange in June 2014, GAME Digital plc is dedicated to delivering an authoritative range of specialist gaming products and services to the gaming communities of the UK and Spain, providing more ways for gamers to enjoy more games and unique gaming experiences, more often. GAME’s UK and Spanish retail businesses are the market leaders in those geographical areas, operating a total of over 570 stores across the two territories, a fully integrated omni-channel offer. Through its Esports & Events activities the Group is delivering unparalleled consumer gaming experiences directly, and on behalf of third parties, including its flagship event, Insomnia, the UK’s largest gaming festival.

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