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Directorate Change

Confirmation of the appointment of Stephen White as Chief Operating and Financial Officer

Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT), the developer and seller of cloud video platform technology using its patented Blackbird technology, is pleased to confirm that, further to the announcement on 22 October 2018, Stephen White will join the Board of Forbidden on 2 April 2019 in the newly created role of Chief Operating and Financial Officer.

David Main, Chairman of Forbidden, said, “We are pleased to confirm that Stephen White is joining us in this newly created combined role. With growth in our business, a tight strategic direction, and a strong team, Stephen will be adding a real focus on superb execution and delivery against our plans. We thank Jonathan Lees for his strong contribution to the business as Finance Director.”

Jonathan Lees, the Company’s current Finance Director, will step down from the Board on 2 April 2019, leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities after an appropriate handover period.

Regulatory Disclosures:

In accordance with Rule 17 and Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies, Stephen James White, aged 48, is, or has been within the last five years, a director or partner in the following companies and partnerships:

Current directorships and partnerships
E Entertainment UK Limited
NBC Universal Global Networks
UK Limited
NBC Universal International
Networks Limited
SCI-FI Channel Europe LLC

Past directorships and partnerships held within the last five years

There is no other information required to be disclosed under the AIM Rules for Companies.


Forbidden Technologies plc
Tel: +44 (0)20 8879 7245
Ian McDonough, CEO
Adrian Lambert, Marketing Director

Allenby Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser and Broker)
Tel: +44 (0)20 3328 5656
Nick Naylor
John Depasquale
Nicholas Chambers

About Forbidden Technologies plc

Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT, floated in February 2000.

Forbidden develops, markets and licenses a powerful cloud video platform using its patented Blackbird technology. The technology underpins multiple applications, which are used by rights holders, broadcasters, sports and news video specialists, eSports live events and content owners, post-production houses, other mass market digital video channels and corporations.

The Blackbird technology allows full visibility on multi-location digital content, improves time to market for live content such as video clips and highlights for social media distribution, and results in much more effective monetisation.

Blackbird(R) is a registered trademark of Forbidden Technologies plc.


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