Published by Nektan on 19/01/2015

Nektan, the international B2B mobile gaming platform provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Gosen as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. As set out in the Company’s admission document, David will take responsibility as the new CEO for the Group’s day-to-day operations and implementing the short and long term strategy for the business. He will also focus in particular on European opportunities and product development. Gary Shaw, Nektan’s Executive Chairman, will have responsibility for new market expansion and strategic partnerships.

David joins from Nielsen, the global information and measurement company, where he was European Managing Director, Media, Digital and Mobile. He brings with him a wealth of experience spanning over 25 years of leading and growing businesses across the mobile, online, media, gaming and entertainment sectors.

David has a deep-rooted gaming background from his time as VP at Xbox Europe and Managing Director at Nintendo Europe as well as being CEO and President of I-Play, a top 5 global mobile entertainment business. In addition, he has held senior roles at Sky, Mercury One2One, PepsiCo Restaurants and Coca-Cola.

David joins the business at a pivotal time now Nektan has become a publically listed company and continues to establish itself as the leader in the real money gambling mobile marketplace.

“I am delighted that David has decided to join Nektan as we now start to develop our products to capitalise on much larger opportunities. David’s background and abilities will be a key building block towards future success in our key markets in Europe and North America.”

Commenting on the appointment, Gary Shaw, Executive Chairman


David Neil Gosen (aged 51) holds no shares in the Company and there are no further matters in connection with the Company’s appointment of David Gosen to be disclosed under Rule 17 or Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.


Gary Shaw, Executive Chairman
David Gosen, Chief Executive Officer
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Nektan is an international B2B mobile gaming platform provider. It is a developer and operator of mobile games in the regulated, interactive RMG and freemium gaming space, delivering white label implementations to large commercial organisations that have established online audiences.

Formed in 2011, Nektan operates under a full Remote Gambling Licence issued by the Gibraltar Licensing Authority and maintains sales and customer support operations in its two primary geographical targets, Europe and North America, from offices in Gibraltar, London and Las Vegas.

The Group has developed a full end-to-end platform, Evolve, which is purely focussed on supporting mobile gaming. Nektan’s white labelplatform simplifies the route to mobile gaming revenues for its target commercial entities: managing the fullcustomer experience and back-office operations, allowing the partner solely to focus on marketing theproduct to its consumers.