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Forbidden Tech's new chief to focus on sales growth

"We are committed to growing the top line as quickly as possible."

"The centrepiece of our commercial plans is Forscene"

Video editing specialist Forbidden Technologies’ (LON:FBT) has re-jigged its executive team with Stephen Streater moving up to become chairman and marketing and products Aziz Musa taking over as chief executive.

Streater, who founded Forbidden Technologies, will spend more time on development of the technology and video platform Forscene as well as his new role of chairman.

Vic Steel, the current chairman, is to retire after 16 years.   

Musa has led the design and launch of eva, Forbidden’s video social network, and also conceived Captevate, its online video editor.

He said: "Our challenge is simple. We have a powerful technology which we will harness through our focus on commerciality to drive top line growth.

“The centrepiece of our commercial plans is Forscene, and with our recently appointed business development director Jason Cowan in place, we are committed to growing the top line as quickly as possible." 

Forbidden added it will also recruit new non-executive directors to bolster the board further.

Streater added that Vic Steel had been instrumental in establishing and developing the business.

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