09/24/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/24/2020 00:08
('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.'
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
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
Motif BioSciences, Inc