Zoo Digital Group appoints Mickey Kalifa to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Sheffield – ZOO Digital Group plc (AIM:ZOO), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mickey Kalifa as Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.

Mickey is a Chartered Accountant with nearly 30 years’ experience across the technology, media and gaming sectors. Previously, Mickey spent eight years with Sportech PLC (“Sportech”), latterly as Chief Financial Officer (a position that he leaves on 31 October 2017). During his time at Sportech, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange plc, he led a transformation in the company’s financial strength and played a prominent role in driving Sportech’s global expansion. Prior to Sportech, Mickey served in a number of executive and finance director roles with some of the world’s largest media and technology companies, including Liberty Global, BSkyB PLC, Time Warner, Disney and Young and Rubicam.

Stuart Green, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, commented: “Mickey has the ideal blend of experience for ZOO and I am delighted to welcome him to the Board. He has strong financial and operational skills within both the technology and media industries across important markets, including the USA, Europe and Asia. This is complemented by his significant listed company experience and we look forward to his contribution at an exciting time for the Company.”

Mickey Kalifa commented: “I am delighted to be joining the Board of ZOO at a very exciting time in the Company’s history. I look forward to working with the Board in supporting and contributing to ZOO’s continued growth.”

About ZOO Digital Group plc

ZOO Digital is a provider of services allowing quality TV and movie content to be subtitled in any language and prepared for sale with all major online retailers. ZOO’s clients are some of the best-known brands in the world including major Hollywood studios, global broadcasters and independent distributors.

ZOO’s point of difference in the marketplace is its development and use of innovative cloud technology. This ensures that content is subtitled in any language and delivered to all the major online platforms such as Amazon, iTunes, Google and Hulu with reduced time to market, higher quality and lower costs. ZOO’s agile, cloud-based business model enables clients to respond to market trends, scale easily with business growth and capitalise on new routes to market in the fast moving and evolving digital industry.

ZOO operates from the entertainment hubs of Los Angeles and London with a development and production centre in Sheffield. Its full-service proposition includes digital distribution, subtitling & captioning, metadata creation & localisation, dubbing, artwork localisation, workflow and asset management.

For more information : https://www.zoodigital.com

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