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Friday 07 December, 2018

EVR Holdings PLC

Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

RNS Number : 7443J
EVR Holdings PLC
07 December 2018


7 December 2018


EVR Holdings plc

("EVR" or the "Company")

Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

EVR Holdings (AIM: EVRH), the leading creator of virtual reality music content and operator of the MelodyVR platform, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Brown as Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

Andy, formerly International Chief Financial Officer at Universal Music Group, brings a wealth of sector experience having spent over 22 years with the company. In his new role at EVR Holdings and MelodyVR, Andy will assist with both financial and commercial strategy, as well as with investor and corporate relations. Andy will not, initially, be appointed to the Board of EVR Holdings.

Andy will be granted options over 4,600,000 ordinary shares of 1 pence each of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") under the Company's EMI  Scheme to employees at an exercise price of 4.85 pence per share. These options have an expiry date of the 10th anniversary of the date of grant (subject to vesting conditions).

Sebastian Theron, who has served as Chief Financial Officer of EVR since May 2016, will remain with the Company during a transitionary period and will step-down on the 15th January 2019.

Andy Brown said: "I am excited to be joining EVR Holdings and being involved in the next stage of its development. I believe the Company is well positioned to leverage the projected growth opportunities that VR offers to connect artists and fans with truly immersive experiences. I look forward to working with Anthony, Steven and the rest of the team to help utilise my experience to shape the financial and commercial direction of the business and to share those benefits with artists and other partners of the Company."

Anthony Matchett, Executive Chairman and CEO of EVR, said: "I am very pleased to welcome Andy to the executive management team at EVR Holdings. Andy's significant experience, spanning over two decades at one of the world's leading music companies, will prove invaluable to the success and development of EVR Holdings and MelodyVR over the coming years. I look forward to working with Andy across a number of new initiatives as our company scales opportunities for both content creation and revenue generation.

The Company appreciates Sebastian's valuable contributions during his tenure and wish him well for the future."




Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated



Andy Brown


Reason for the notification



Chief Financial Officer


Initial notification/ Amendment

Initial notification


Details of the issuer



EVR Holdings plc





Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted


Description of the Financial Instrument

Ordinary shares of £0.01 each


Identification code of the Financial Instrument



Nature of the transaction

Grant of options over ordinary shares



Price(s) and volume(s)



Exercise price of 4.85p per shares



Aggregated information

-           Aggregated volume

-           Price



Date of the transaction

7 December 2018


Place of the transaction

Off market


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For further information please contact:


EVR Holdings plc


Anthony Matchett, Executive Chairman & CEO

Tel: +44 (0) 203 289 7430

Sebastian Theron, Chief Financial Officer



Investec Bank plc: Nominated Adviser, Financial Adviser and Corporate Broker


Corporate Finance: David Anderson / Junya Iwamoto


Corporate Broking: Sara Hale / Helene Comitis  



                                        Tel: +44 (0) 207 597 5970


Notes to Editors:

MelodyVR is a wholly owned subsidiary of EVR Holdings plc ('EVR'), a company that is listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker EVRH.L. EVR, a creator of virtual reality content, joined AIM on 16 May 2016 following reverse takeover of Armstrong Ventures plc. Further information can be viewed at and



For more information on Melody VR, please visit:


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