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|What a rubbish IPO this has been....No upward share price movement since IPO...Close to throwing the towel in here after a wasteful year!|
|Another board appointment but please, make an acquisition, get the business going!
Gloo Appoints William "Bill" Davis as Chief Financial Officer and Member of its Board of Directors
London, 20 June, 2016 - Gloo Networks plc, a digital transformation company that aims to acquire and develop trusted media brands, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Davis as Chief Financial Officer, which will take effect on 1 July 2016.
Mr Davis brings over 20 years' experience in corporate finance leadership positions in technology companies. From May 2012 to June 2016, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Blackboard Inc., the global leader in enterprise technology and innovative solutions for education and learning. There he oversaw a number of functions including the company's finance, information technology and corporate development operations. Prior to joining Blackboard Inc. Mr Davis was Chief Financial Officer of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ: MDRX) for nearly a decade, where he participated in the transformation of the business, growing revenue at a compound annual growth rate of approximately 25 per cent. and successfully executing $2.4 billion in M&A transactions. Mr Davis was also previously Chief Financial Officer at Lante Corporation and started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
In his role as Chief Financial Officer, Mr Davis will be responsible for managing the Company's financial operations and investor relations, and alongside the other members of the executive management team, guiding the strategic direction of Gloo Networks.
"Bill's proven operational track record will be of immediate value to Gloo Networks and he is a strong addition to our team," said Rebecca Miskin, Gloo Networks' Chief Executive Officer. "His extensive experience within software and digital businesses, and his understanding of our vision coupled with his global perspective will be of great benefit as we continue to implement and execute our strategy."
"I am delighted to be joining Gloo Networks and its leadership team at this exciting stage in the Company's development," said Mr Davis. "Gloo Networks is a company with excellent capabilities, a talented team and clear vision. In collaboration with my new colleagues, I look forward to helping Gloo Networks capitalise on key opportunities and drive the strategy forward, with a clear focus on creating value for our shareholders."|
They haven't bought anything yet but are still looking and getting bonuses for their performance. Very impressive list of insti shareholders and a greta board, but please, lets build a business.|
|errol - you asked about management, I'd sya it doesn't get much better than this:
London, 15 December 2015 - The Board of Gloo Networks plc, a technology company established to acquire and operate companies in the media sector, is pleased to announce the appointment of Arnaud de Puyfontaine, as Non-Executive Chairman of the Company, effective immediately.
Mr de Puyfontaine is Chief Executive of Vivendi, the French media group. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Schibsted, a Scandinavian media group.
Along with the other Directors, he will be responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of Gloo. His extensive experience of media (and especially digital media) will be key to the successful implementation of the Company's strategy.
Rebecca Miskin, Gloo Chief Executive Officer said: "Arnaud's vision and strategic thinking will be of enormous benefit to Gloo as we execute our strategy. He is one of the leading figures in the global media industry and we're delighted to have secured someone of his calibre to our Board. He will bring a tremendous depth of insight and experience into the boardroom."
Arnaud de Puyfontaine said: "I am delighted to be joining Gloo Networks at this critical stage in the company's development, and when the structural changes in the media industry are generating a wealth of opportunities. Rebecca and her team have the energy, skills and experience to transform businesses and create real, sustainable value for Gloo's shareholders."|
|I see Marwyn have raised money yesterday. Should mean that gloo is about to announce a big reverse takeover within a few weeks and start moving higher.|
|What's the management like?...seem a little unproven in the plc arena.|
|Marwyn have sold out of eOne and are going to be looking to make follow up investments in their other holdings. Gloo looks the most likely candidate. Watch this space.|
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