London, England and San Francisco, CA. — 30 June, 2015 — blinkx plc (“blinkx” or “the Company”) today announces changes in the roles of two of its Non-executive Directors.
Effective 1 July 2015, Mr Anthony Bettencourt will step down as Chairman of the blinkx Board of Directors, in order to focus on executive responsibilities. Mr Bettencourt will remain on the Board as a Non-executive Director, serving on the Company’s Nomination and Remuneration Committees. Mr Bettencourt has been Chairman of the blinkx Board of Directors since 2008.
Concurrently, Mr Raj Chellaraj, the lead independent Non-executive Director will assume the role of Chairman of the blinkx Board of Directors. In addition to his role as Chairman of the Board, Mr Chellaraj will serve on the Company’s Nomination and Audit Committees.
For further information please contact:
Analyst and Investor Contact
Dan Slivjanovski/Tony Gonzalez
(US) 415 655 1450
Financial Media Contacts
Edward Bridges/Charles Palmer
(UK) 020 3727 1000
NOMAD and Joint Broker for blinkx plc
Charles Lytle/Christopher Wren
Citigroup Global Markets Limited
(UK) 020 7986 9756
Joint Broker for blinkx plc
Lorna Tilbian/Mark Lander/Nick Westlake
Numis Securities Limited
(UK) 020 7260 1000
blinkx (LSE AIM: BLNX) is an Internet media company that connects consumers and brands through premium content online. Founded in the UK in 2004, blinkx pioneered Internet Video Search using its patented COncept Recognition Engine (CORE). This technology leverages speech recognition, text and image analysis to deeply understand the meaning and context of video content to generate improved search relevancy for consumers and a brand safe environment for advertisers. Today, blinkx is a broad digital media technology, distribution and monetization platform that connects consumers, advertisers and content across four screens. Through its partnerships with hundreds of media companies, including ABC, NBC, Conde Nast, Reuters and Bloomberg, blinkx has indexed and search enabled millions of hours of video content. blinkx powers video search, discovery or monetization on thousands of online properties including Lycos, ABC, CBS and Fox Sports. blinkx is headquartered in San Francisco, California with offices worldwide. For more information please visit www.blinkx.com.