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Gloo Networks appoints Vivendi’s Arnaud de Puyfontaine as non-exec chairman

The Board of Gloo Networks, a technology company established to acquire and operate companies in the media sector, has appointed Arnaud de Puyfontaine, as Non-Executive Chairman of the Company, effective immediately.

De Puyfontaine is Chief Executive of Vivendi, the French media group. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Schibsted, a Scandinavian media group.
 
Along with the other Directors, he will be responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of Gloo. His extensive experience of media (and especially digital media) will be key to the successful implementation of the Company’s strategy.
 
Rebecca Miskin, Gloo Chief Executive Officer says: “Arnaud’s vision and strategic thinking will be of enormous benefit to Gloo as we execute our strategy. He is one of the leading figures in the global media industry and we’re delighted to have secured someone of his calibre to our Board. He will bring a tremendous depth of insight and experience into the boardroom.”
 
De Puyfontaine says: “I am delighted to be joining Gloo Networks at this critical stage in the company’s development, and when the structural changes in the media industry are generating a wealth of opportunities. Rebecca and her team have the energy, skills and experience to transform businesses and create real, sustainable value for Gloo’s shareholders.”

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