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mporium Group PLC - Appointment of Chief Technology Officer

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mporium Group PLC
02 November 2017

2 November 2017

Mporium Group plc


("Mporium" or the "Group")


Appointment of Chief Technology Officer


Mporium Group plc (AIM:MPM), the technology firm delivering event-driven marketing, is delighted to announce the appointment of Aleksander Øhrn as Chief Technology Officer ("CTO") with immediate effect.


Aleksander was most recently the co-founder and CTO of Cxense, a position that he held for the past seven years. Prior to joining Cxense, Aleksander worked for Microsoft's Bing web search engine as Principal Software Development Engineer. Aleksander was previously the Chief Scientist for Fast Search & Transfer (FAST), where he worked on search technology and computational linguistics.


He holds a PhD in computer science from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway. Aleksander is also a member of the Technology Advisory Board at Unacast.


Mporium's Chief Executive, Nelius De Groot, said:


"We are delighted to announce Aleksander's appointment as CTO; he is a world-class talent that will contribute significantly to our strategy, our technical execution and our management bandwidth.


Having known Aleksander for a number of years, we have been extremely impressed by his capabilities and are thrilled that he is joining the senior management team at Mporium. Aleksander has a deep knowledge of Mporium's target markets, he is hugely enthusiastic about the potential of our business and has a strong working relationship with the Mporium management team.


Aleksander brings a wealth of valuable expertise that will facilitate our ambitions of further extending Mporium's Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities. AI is already a key differentiator for the Mporium business and Aleksander's appointment will significantly strengthen our capabilities in this regard.


I look forward to working closely with Aleksander to drive Mporium's business growth."





020 3841 8411

Nelius De Groot, Chief Executive Officer

N+1 Singer:

020 7496 3000

Mark Taylor

Michael Taylor

Alex Laughton-Scott

Alma PR:

020 3865 9668

Rebecca Sanders-Hewett

Josh Royston

Susie Hudson



Notes to editors


About Mporium


Mporium is a technology company at the forefront of the transformation in digital marketing. Mporium's proprietary technology enables advertisers, to identify and monetise micro-moments - those moments when there are significant changes in the levels of consumer intent. Using technologies derived from financial services, these micro-moments are used to drive highly performant digital advertising campaigns: from brand advertising to direct response.


The technology has already been adopted by several market leading media agencies including announced relationships with Jellyfish, Essence and the7stars.


Based in the UK, Mporium Group plc is quoted on AIM, the junior market of the London Stock Exchange plc.




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