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    11:39am 21st April 2017

    Sportech Appoints Richard Cooper As Non-Executive Director

    LONDON (Alliance News) – Pool betting operator Sportech PLC said on Friday it will be appointing Richard Cooper as non-executive director, with effect from May 24 2017.

    Cooper will also become chair of the Audit Committee.

    He will be appointed the same time as Richard McGuire replaces Roger Withers as chairman.

    Cooper’s most recent role was group finance director at sports betting and gaming company GVC Group, where he was responsible for driving the company growth strategy for nine years.

    “I am delighted to welcome Richard Cooper to Sportech. His extensive PLC and international experience will be of considerable benefit to the group,” said Withers.

    Shares in Sportech were down by 0.7% at 101.25 pence on Friday.

    By Dayo Laniyan; dayolaniyan@alliancenews.com

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