Notice of AGM and Committee ChangesSource: RNS
19 April 2021
888 Holdings Plc
("888" or "the Group")
Notice of the 2021 Annual General Meeting and Committee Changes
888 (LSE: 888), one of the world's leading online betting and gaming companies, is pleased to announce its 2021 Annual General Meeting ("AGM") will be held at 9.00am BST (10.00am CEST, 11.00am IST) on Thursday 20 May 2021
In compliance with Listing Rule 9.6.1, the Notice of the 2021 Annual General Meeting (the "AGM Notice") has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism.
The AGM Notice will shortly be available for inspection at: https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism and can also be accessed on the Company's website at: https://corporate.888.com/investor-centre/#shareholder-information.
The Board is looking forward to being able to welcome shareholders to physically attend 888 annual general meetings when circumstances once again permit. However, the health of the Company's shareholders, as well as its employees and customers, is of paramount importance. In light of the evolving COVID-19 situation public health concerns and the accompanying public health guidance and legislation issued by the UK Government in relation to the pandemic, and following due consideration and the guidance from the Investment Association, Quoted Companies Alliance, GC100 and others relating to the holding of general meetings, we regret that we will be unable to allow shareholders to attend the AGM being held on Thursday 20 May 2021 in person, and the Company will be unable to allow entry to anyone seeking to attend the AGM in person.
Shareholders will be able to follow the proceedings of the AGM over the online Investor Meet Company platform by registering in advance via the following link:
Shareholders are invited to submit any questions in respect of the business of the AGM for the Board to consider. Questions may be submitted in advance or during the AGM over the Investor Meet Company platform following registration, and the Board will aim to respond to any such questions relevant to the business of the AGM. Further information is set out in the AGM Notice.
Shareholders wishing to vote at the AGM are strongly encouraged to do so by completing a form of proxy or form of direction as appropriate. Shareholders will not be able to vote at the AGM over the online platform.
As stated in the AGM Notice, Zvika Zivlin has given notice to the Board that he will not offer himself for re-election at the 2021 AGM, in order to focus on his other commitments. The Board sincerely thanks Mr Zivlin for his service to the Company and commitment since his appointment and wishes him well in his future endeavours.
In accordance with LR 9.6.11R, following the retirement of Mr. Zivlin as a director, the Company announces that with effect from the conclusion of the AGM on 20 May 2021:
the membership of the Audit Committee will be as follows:
Mark Summerfield (Chair)
Anne de Kerckhove
Anne de Kerckhove will be appointed as the chair of the Remuneration Committee, and the membership of the Remuneration Committee will be as follows:
Anne de Kerckhove (Chair)
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Enquiries and further information:
888 Holdings Plc
+350 200 49 800
Itai Pazner, Chief Executive Officer
Yariv Dafna, Chief Financial Officer
Vaughan Lewis, Chief Strategy Officer
+44(0) 207 796 4133
About 888 Holdings Plc:
888 Holdings plc (and together with its subsidiaries, "888" or the "Group") is one of the world's leading online betting and gaming companies. 888's mission is to develop state-of-the-art technology and products that provide fun, fair and safe digital gambling products to players globally. Safer gambling is a core focus for the Group and, at the beginning of 2020, 888 launched its 'Safer. Better. Together' safer gambling strategy and commitments.
888 has been at the forefront of the online gaming industry since its foundation in 1997, leveraging its proprietary technology to provide players and B2B partners an innovative and world-class online gaming experience.
In 2020, the company was proud to be recognised at the 2020 Gaming Intelligence awards as the winner in the Casino Operator of the Year category. In 2020, 888 also won two prestigious awards for its poker platform at the 2020 Poker Listings Operator Awards in the Most Improved Software and Best Beginner Software categories.
The Group is structured into two lines of business: B2C, under the 888 brands, and B2B, conducted through Dragonfish, which provides partners a leading platform through which to establish an online gaming presence and monetise their own brands in a safe and responsible manner.
888's consumer facing websites offer more than just online betting and gaming. They are entertainment destinations: places where people can enjoy a truly interactive experience and be part of an online com
munity that shares common interests. 888's strong and trusted brands are all accessible through www.888.com.
Find out more about 888 at http://corporate.888.com/.