6th April 2019
Fashion On Screen Plc announces appointment of Chairman in advance of Vienna Stock Exchange listing
Fashion On Screen Plc (“FOS” or the “Company”), the film and entertainment company, is pleased to announce that it has appointed a Chairman to lead the Company into its forthcoming listing on the Vienna Stock Exchange (Wiener Borse) Third Market Exchange Trading Facility.
Mr Barney Battles is the founder of The League of Angels, a Europe-wide Angel Investor group which he still guides with over 5,000 partners in London, Monaco and the United States. He has extensive experience at a senior level, having served as Non-Executive Chairman of three AIM-listed companies. He has worked within the media sector as Non-Executive Chairman of a digital radio production house contracted to the BBC and is also currently a Board Advisor of a cross-party political lobby group working with the Bank of Engand and the Treasury Select Committee to support the SME business community. He is a Chartered Accountant by training, having served at both Ernst & Young and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and has a Masters Degree in Computing Science and Finance.
Nevern Johns, Managing Director of FOS, said: “I have been actively looking for some time for the right Chairman with the level of successful public board experience shown by Mr Battles. With his appointment, I and my team can now feel assured that we are ready to undertake the next phase in the Company’s history as the UK’s only publicly-listed film production house.”
Barney Battles said: “Taking on the helm at FOS combines my considerable experience of public markets with my own personal interest in the entertainment sector, and I very much look forward to working with Nevern and his team in the coming months and years.”
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Notes to Editors
FOS is a London-based film production company which combines the traditional ethos of some of the great British film production companies of the past, focussing on quality, high-end production values and popular commercial appeal, with important contemporary values such as a commitment to diversity and a determination to work alongside a wide range of media partners.
For further information please look at the website www.fosplc.com or contact:
Lisa Braund, Director, FOS Plc
FOS Plc, The Clubhouse, 8 St James’s Square, London, SW1Y 4JU
T: 0203 858 7179