– ISRAEL, Tel Aviv – Matomy Media Group Ltd. (LSE: MTMY) is pleased to announce that Rupert Howell, formerly Matomy’s Deputy Chairman, has been appointed as Matomy’s Non-executive Chairman with effect from November 22, 2015.
Ilan Shiloah, who will continue to serve on the Board as a Director, hands the role over to Mr. Howell in line with Matomy’s post-IPO corporate governance strategy and in support of Matomy’s compliance with the recommendations of the UK Corporate Governance Code.
Mr. Howell has been Deputy Chairman and the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Matomy since Matomy’s IPO in July 2014. Mr. Howell has held a number of senior positions in the advertising and digital media industry, and is currently Group Development Director of Trinity Mirror plc, the UK’s biggest newspaper group. He brings to the role vast experience and knowledge, together with extensive board-level experience across a range of sectors, with a focus on media.
Ilan Shiloah, the outgoing Chairman, said: “Rupert brings significant relevant board experience and industry knowledge. As Matomy increases its focus on delivering quality programmatic mobile performance together with accelerated top- and bottom-line growth, Rupert is now the right person to chair the Board.”
Rupert Howell, the incoming Chairman, said: “I am delighted to take on this expanded role at a key time in Matomy’s development. I look forward to working closely with the executive and Board to secure Matomy’s position as a market leader in its rapidly evolving space.”
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