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09/24/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/24/2020 00:08

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Boku, Inc.

('Boku' or the 'Company' and, together with its subsidiaries, the 'Group')

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Boku (AIM: BOKU), the world's leading independent direct carrier commerce company, is pleased to announce that Charlotta Ginman has been appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect. She will also be a member of the Company's audit committee and of the remuneration committee.

Charlotta qualified as a Chartered Accountant before spending a career in investment banking and commercial organisations, principally in technology and telecom-related businesses. Charlotta began her career at Ernst & Young in 1989, and was then appointed to a series of senior roles in investment banking with UBS, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan both in London and Singapore. Charlotta has also held senior roles within Nokia Corporation, including acting as Chief Financial Officer of its luxury mobile phone division, Vertu Corporation Limited.

Jon Prideaux, Boku CEO, commented: 'I am delighted to welcome Charlotta to the Board. Her combination of industry knowledge, financial acumen and governance experience is hard to find. I look forward to working with her as we continue to grow the Company.'

Enquiries:

Boku, Inc.

Jon Prideaux, Chief Executive Officer +44 (0)20 3934 6630

Keith Butcher, Chief Financial Officer

Peel Hunt LLP (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

Edward Knight / Nick Prowting / Christopher Golden +44 (0)20 7418 8900

IFC Advisory Limited (Financial PR & IR)

Tim Metcalfe / Graham Herring / Florence Chandler +44 (0)20 3934 6630

Notes to Editors

Boku Inc. (AIM: BOKU) is a leading global provider of mobile payment and mobile identity solutions. Boku's technology platform, which is linked to more than 200 mobile wallets and network operators worldwide, verifies user identity, executes payments, and provisions new services, simplifying daily mobile interactions between consumers and digital organizations.

Boku's technology platform is used in over 59 countries with over 815 million verified transactions in 2019, contributing $5 billion to the digital economy. Businesses that currently employ Boku's platform to simplify sign-up, acquire new paying users and prevent fraud include global leaders such as Apple, Discover, Experian, Facebook, FIS, Fiserv, Google, Microsoft, Netflix, Paypal, Sony, and Western Union.

Boku Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in London, UK, with offices in various locations globally including in the US, Mumbai, Munich, Beijing, Paris, Sao Paulo, Singapore, Taipei, and Tokyo.

To learn more about Boku Inc., please visit: https://www.boku.com

Appendix

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

Charlotta Ginman (aged 55 years).

Charlotta has also been known by the following surnames: Ginman-Horrell (current married name) and Ginman-Jones (former married name). She is also known as Maria Charlotta Ginman and Maria Charlotta Ginman-Horrell.

Current directorships or partnerships:

Keywords Studios plc

Pacific Assets Trust plc

Polar Capital Technology Trust plc

Unicorn AIM VCT plc

Gamma Communications plc

The Queen's Club Limited

QC Holdings Limited

QC Ground Limited

Previous directorships or partnerships held in the past five years:

Consort Medical PLC

Motif Bio plc

Kromek plc

Motif BioSciences, Inc