April 3, 2019

Investor News: Appointment of New Chief Executive Officer

Investor News

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3rd April 2019

Brave Bison Group plc (AIM: BBSN), the social video company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Burns as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, with immediate effect. Kate joined the board of Brave Bison in July 2018, as a non-executive director.

Kate Burns succeeds Claire Hungate, who has left the Company. The Board of Brave Bison would like to thank Claire for her valuable contribution to the Company.

Kate has a wealth of experience within the digital content and publishing industry and is currently a Venture Partner at Hambro Perks, an investment firm. Kate also held a range of roles at Google during her 6 years at the company and was their first employee outside the United States, rising to Regional Director for the UK, Ireland and Benelux. Before joining Hambro Perks, Kate was CEO of AOL Europe, following which she joined BuzzFeed as European General Manager.

Kate Burns, Chief Executive of Brave Bison, commented: “I am delighted to become Chief Executive of Brave Bison. Having held key senior roles at leading digital companies such as AOL and Google, I am well positioned and excited to take Brave Bison to a new level of success, by building on our existing strategy and exploring new areas of innovation.”

Sir Robin Miller, Chairman of Brave Bison, commented: “I am delighted we have secured the services of someone whose experience and track record in this market is second to none and whose business acumen is well proven. The fact that Kate has taken leadership of the Company from a non-executive position demonstrates she is highly confident about the potential of our business.

“I would like to thank Claire Hungate who has turned the Company from a serial loss maker into an EBITDA positive business, generating cash along the way and giving us a solid base for future growth.”

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Further info

Rebecca Abigail ltd

Sebastian Aristizabal-Oviedo, Director
Telephone: +44 207 849 4513

Allenby Capital Limited – AIM Nominated Adviser and Broker

Jeremy Porter / Asha Chota
Telephone: +44 203 328 565

About Brave Bison

This is Brave Bison. We have social covered, end-to-end, upside-down and inside-out.

We inspire audiences with bold social content – for our clients, our partners and our own media brands.

Our universe is a global community of 158 million followers, generating billions of views every single month. This gives us real-time insight into what’s working, right here and right now.

We know how to deliver the right content, influencers, creators and strategies to excite audiences, worldwide. We do it for our own social-first media brands, our network of premium YouTube channels that we manage and for clients that include Spotify, Netflix, Apple, Uber Eats, and Uniqlo.

What we have in common – with our partners, followers and each other – is our love for this social world we live in and the way it connects us all across cultures, backgrounds and identities.

It never stops evolving. Neither do we.