17th February 2020

Social video company Brave Bison (AIM: BBSN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Law as non-executive director of the Company, with immediate effect.

Matt has 20 years’ experience working in brand marketing and advertising, with a particular focus on the use of emerging digital technology. Matt is currently a partner and Chief Operating Officer of Outlier Ventures which focuses on assisting business founders in the digital services sector, providing specialist advice on business strategy and continuing and maintaining growth. Prior to this, Matt worked as Global Chief Operating Officer at independent agency network AnalogFolk, which assists companies in using digital technology to advance their brands. Whilst at AnalogFolk, Matt developed the content marketing business, leading to the agency winning awards with the Webby’s, Drum Content Awards, Cannes among others. He was responsible for business planning, growth, talent and expansion strategy for the network, including the launch of a new subsidiary and office in Shanghai. Matt has worked with clients including the Guardian, BBC, Vodafone, HSBC, Nike, Unilever, Pernod Ricard and Sainsbury’s.

 As previously announced, the Company intends to appoint a further independent Non-Executive Director, as well as a permanent CFO as soon as the appropriate candidates are identified. Further announcements on this will be made in due course.

Kate Burns, Chief Executive of Brave Bison, commented: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Matt as non-executive director. Matt has a wealth of experience utilising digital technologies to grow and enhance brands which will be a valuable asset for Brave Bison throughout 2020 and beyond. As we prepare for continued successes this year, we’re excited to have Matt be a part of our team and vision.”

Oli Green, Chairman of Brave Bison, commented: “Matt is an excellent addition to our Board. His experience in global business development coupled with his commitment to operational excellence will prove invaluable as we grow and develop our business and look for new opportunities. I look forward to working with Matt over the coming year.”

The following information is disclosed pursuant to rule 17 and Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies:

 

Full name:

Matthew John Law

Age:

43

Shareholding in Brave Bison:

Matthew does not have a shareholding in Brave Bison 

Current directorships held:

Outlier Capital LLP

Outlier Ventures Management LLP

Sciuridae Limited

Directorships held in the previous 5 years:

AnalogFolk Group Ltd

AnalogFolk Ltd

AnalogFolk LLP (now Analogfolk London LLP)

Teamhuddl Limited

 

 

For further information, contact:

Rebecca Abigail ltd
Sebastian Aristizabal-Oviedo, Director
Email: bravebison@rebeccaabigailpr.com
Telephone: +44 207 849 4513

Allenby Capital Limited – AIM Nominated Adviser and Broker
Jeremy Porter / Asha Chotai
Tel: 020 3328 5656

About Brave Bison
Brave Bison is a social video company, specialising in cross-platform video content, connecting global audiences through social media. Its online communities reach over 135 million followers.

Brave Bison is one of the largest YouTube channel partners, with more than 700 channels offering targeted inventory opportunities, alongside in-house specialists that deliver audience development and optimisation. Brave Bison provides expertise across strategy, research, data driven insights, creative and production.

Brave Bison’s cultural connections and extensive networks have built long-standing client relationships with brands including P&G, Land Rover and Lego. With more than 70 members of staff across London, Singapore, Japan and Korea, the eight-year-old business continues to stay at the forefront of this fast-moving digital age.