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Appointment of Interim Chief Financial Officer

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Team17 Group PLC
15 November 2019

15 November 2019


Team17 Group plc

("Team17", the "Group" or the "Company")


Appointment of Interim Chief Financial Officer


Team17, a global games label, creative partner and developer of independent ("indie") premium video games, announces the appointment of Mark Crawford as interim Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect.  Mark replaces Jo Jones, who announced her intention to leave the Company to take up another role elsewhere.  Mark will work alongside Jo ensuring an orderly handover until 22nd November, at which time she will formally leave the business.


Mark joins Team17 from TravelUp, a privately-owned online travel business, where he has held the role of Chief Financial Officer since 2018. Previously, Mark was Chief Financial Officer of AIM-listed TP Group plc, overseeing fundraisings of in excess of £38 million, used to deploy a successful M&A and commercialization strategy.


Prior to TP Group, Mark held a number of positions with large corporates, including Glaxo Pharmaceuticals, PepsiCo Restaurants, Gondola Restaurants and more recently Kingfisher Plc, supporting their major pan-European supply chain and logistics transformation programme.


Mark is expected to remain as interim CFO on a full-time basis until at least April 2020 or until a permanent CFO is appointed.



The following disclosures are being made under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules following Mark's appointment to the board of Team17:


Mark Stephen Crawford (aged 52) has been a director of the following companies and organisations during the past five years:


·    TravelUp Group PLC

·    Stratfield Fairlane Ltd

·    TP Group plc (formerly Corac Group plc) and various subsidiary companies


Mark was a director of FSL Event Management Ltd a company which went into voluntary administration in February 2004. There is no further disclosure required with regard to Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules.




Team17 Group plc

Debbie Bestwick MBE, Chief Executive Officer


via Vigo Communications


GCA Altium (Nominated Adviser)

Adrian Reed / Paul Lines


+44 (0)845 505 4343

Berenberg (Broker)

Chris Bowman / Toby Flaux / Marie-Agnes Stolberg


+44 (0)20 3207 7800

Vigo Communications (Financial Public Relations)

Jeremy Garcia / Fiona Henson / Charlie Neish

[email protected]  

+44 (0)20 7390 0238



About Team17

Founded in 1990, Team17 Group plc is a leading international premium video games label and creative partner for independent developers. The portfolio comprises over 100 games, including The Escapists, Genesis Alpha One, My Time at Portia, Overcooked, Yoku's Island Express, Yooka-Laylee, the Worms franchise and many more from developers around the world. Visit www.team17.com for more info.

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