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Mr. Roger Withers

Non-Executive Chairman

Sportech PLC

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Sportech PLC

101 Wigmore Street

London, London W1U 1QU

United Kingdom

Company Description

Sportech PLC is a sports gaming and entertainment company and one of the world's leading pool betting organizations, focusing on highly regulated markets worldwide. Sportech provides betting technology for football (soccer), horseracing and greyhounds, pr ... more

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Background Information


Retained Advisor

Board Member
Investis Limited

SafeCharge Limited

Playtech Limited

Soft Gaming

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Our board of directors has nominated for election to the board at the special meeting Nicholas Hagen, Philip Russmeyer and John Vandemore, the Vitruvian designees, as well as (i) A. Lorne Weil, a current director, our current CEO and Chairman of the Board, (ii) Luke Alvarez, the current CEO of Inspired and prospective CEO of the Company following the Business Combination (iii) Ira Raphaelson, a Sponsors designee, and (iv) Roger Withers, a Sponsors designee, each to take office immediately upon the closing of the Business Combination (the "Director Election Proposal").

Roger Dean Withers, 74, has been the Non-Executive Chairman of Sportech Plc since 2011. He also served as a Director of Sportech from 2001 until 2006. He has served as Non-Executive Chairman of SafeCharge International Group Ltd since 2015. Mr. Withers served as Non-Executive Chairman of Playtech Plc from 2006 until 2013 and as Non-Executive Chairman of Arena Leisure Plc from 2001 until 2006. Mr. Withers has held senior executive positions with Bass Plc and Ladbroke Plc and has also held positions with Booz Allan & Hamilton. Mr. Withers has been selected to serve as a director due to his prior management experience and network of relationships in the sports betting and gaming industries.

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Roger Withers, Non-executive Chairman, age 71 ^
Roger was appointed Chairman in February 2011. Roger has over 40 years' experience in the leisure and gaming industries. Roger has held a number of Non executive Directorships, including Chairman of Playtech Ltd, Chairman of Arena Leisure PLC and Executive Chairman of Bass Leisure South Africa. Roger has also held senior management and board positions in market leading companies including Ladbrokes, Bass, BLMS and Coral Racing, as well as Directorships with a number of substantial privately held companies in the property, technology, publishing and exhibitions sectors.

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