Escape Hunt plc (LON:ESC), a global leader in the growing escape rooms sector, has announced the appointment of John Story as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
John brings a wealth of experience to the Company, having held a number of senior positions in both private and public companies. John was a seed investor and/or founder with significant ownership in a number of companies, including amongst others, Sportingbet, Entertainment One, Neteller, World Gaming, Fairground Gaming, Zoetic International, Ocean Outdoor, Ideagen, Eros Entertainment and Blencowe Resources. His interest and experience in both consumer-facing online and entertainment businesses and involvement with growing businesses, are attributes which are expected to be of significant benefit to Escape Hunt. He is Chairman of Peers Hardy Limited, a leading specialist watch, clock, jewellery and consumer electronics group, a position he has held since 1975. He also holds a number of other directorships, including Cambridge Realty, Bridgeworks Media Capital and Bioflow Direct.
Richard Rose, Chairman of Escape Hunt, said: “I am delighted to welcome John to the Board and I am confident that his extensive experience, notably in both entertainment and consumer-facing digital businesses, will be invaluable and will contribute to our continued drive for revenue growth and expansion of the business.”