– UK, London – TLA Worldwide plc (AIM: TLA), a leading athlete representation and sports marketing business, announces the following Board changes with immediate effect. Andy Pearson, non-executive director, has stepped down from the Board and, pursuant to the agreement entered into between TLA and Livingbridge VC LLP as notified in the Group’s Admission Document dated 2 December 2011, has been replaced with Ken Wotton as a non-executive director of the Company.
Ken Wotton, 42, is currently a Director and Head of Quoted Investments at Livingbridge and a member of Livingbridge VC LLP, a significant shareholder in TLA. Ken Wotton was previously a member of Livingbridge EP LLP and as at the date of this announcement holds no personal interest in TLA ordinary shares.
Bart Campbell, Executive Chairman of TLA, commented: “On behalf of the board, I would like to thank Andy for his valuable contribution to TLA over the past few years and wish him every success in the future. I am delighted to welcome Ken to TLA’s board. Ken, with his extensive knowledge and experience, will be an excellent addition to TLA and help the future success of the Group.”
About TLA Worldwide
TLA Worldwide is a leading athlete representation, event management and sports marketing group quoted on AIM-LSE in London. The Group derives revenues from long-term agency relationships with many prominent U.S. and international sports stars, broadcasters and media personalities associated with major sports including the MLB, NFL, NBA, PGA tour, AFL and Olympians and Cricketers. In addition, it also provides a range of services in respect of media consultancy, sports sponsorship and event creation and ownership, including the International Champions Cup tournament in Australia. With over 170 full-time personnel, TLA Worldwide serves its clients from 10 locations worldwide including its offices in London, UK; New York, Newport Beach and California, USA; Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and Sydney, Australia.
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