Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT), the AIM-quoted owner and developer of the market leading cloud video platform, Forscene, announces a number of Board changes to take place this month.
Forbidden’s long standing Finance Director, Phil Madden, is stepping down this summer after ten years of service. Forbidden’s Finance non-Exec Jonathan Lees is moving to Executive CFO from 15 June 2015.
Forbidden is also announcing two internal promotions which will take place immediately following Forbidden’s next AGM on 8 June.
Aziz Musa, 34, who runs Forbidden’s marketing for the professional and consumer markets for its Forscene platform, is joining the Board as Marketing and Consumer Products Director. Aziz, who is a Warwick Business School MBA graduate, has worked in marketing for over 12 years, having held positions at Lastminute.com, Reed Elsevier plc, Skills Market Ltd and Photobox Ltd. Most recently, Aziz worked as digital director at Pegasus Public Relations before joining the Company in May 2014 to work on the development of Forbidden’s consumer facing products.
Jason Cowan, 42, who runs Forbidden’s sales for its Forscene platform is joining the Board as Business Development Director. Jason was born and lived in South Africa until 2010, where he worked in broadcasting industry for 17 years, including three years as the Managing Director of Traffic Corporate Media Communications. He moved to the UK in 2010, at which point he joined Forbidden as a commercial manager.
Stephen Streater, the CEO of Forbidden, completes the Executive Team, with special responsibility for R&D.
Jason Cowan has been a director of the following entities within the past five years:
Traffic Corporate Media Communications Managing Director
There are no other details regarding the appointment of Aziz Musa or Jason Cowan that require disclosure under the AIM Rules.
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About Forbidden Technologies plc
Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT, www.forbidden.co.uk) floated in February 2000.
The Company develops and markets the powerful cloud video platform, Forscene, which is used by broadcasters, in professional web video, in education and by consumers. Forscene is one of the world’s most advanced browser-based and mobile applications.