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Directorate Change

4th October, London – Blackbird plc (AIM: BIRD), the developer and seller of the market-leading cloud video platform Blackbird, announces that Jim Irving, a non-executive director of the Company, will step down from the Board on 22 November 2019 to focus on other business interests.

Andrew Bentley, Chairman of Blackbird, said: “On behalf of the Board we would like to thank Jim for his valuable contribution to the Company over the last three years. We all wish him well with his future endeavours.”

Jim Irving added: “I have wholly enjoyed my three years providing input to the board which has seen growth of the business and the evolution of Blackbird’s products. I look forward to continuing a working relationship with Blackbird through my company Fanview, as a reseller of Blackbird solutions. I wish the company continued success.”


Blackbird plc

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Ian McDonough, Chief Executive Officer
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About Blackbird plc

Blackbird operates in the fast-growing SaaS and cloud video market, and has created the world’s most advanced suite of cloud-native computing applications for video, all underpinned by its lightning-fast codec. Blackbird’s patented technology allows for frame-accurate navigation, playback, viewing and editing in the cloud. Blackbird 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.

Since it is cloud-native, Blackbird removes the need for costly, high end workstations and can be used from almost anywhere on almost any device. It also 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 ultimately results in much more effective monetisation.

Blackbird® is a registered trademark of Blackbird plc.


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