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RNS Number : 7003R Zinc Media Group PLC 08 November 2021
Zinc Media Group plc
("Zinc", the "Group" or the "Company")
Appointment of Zinc Television Managing Director and Grant of Options
Zinc Media Group plc (AIM: ZIN), a leading TV and multimedia content
producer, announces that Tanya Shaw has joined the Company as Managing
Director of Zinc Television. In connection with this appointment, the Company
has granted options over 202,511 ordinary shares of 0.125 pence each
("Ordinary Shares") in the Company (the "Options") on 8 November 2021 to Tanya
Tanya will be responsible for the company's TV labels based in London and
Manchester as well as accelerating the Group's growth in premium unscripted
content domestically and globally.
Tanya was Managing Director of Shine TV for six years, a role in which she
oversaw a variety of hugely successful returning factual series, including the
global hit MasterChef, Hunted and The Island with Bear Grylls. She was
formerly Commissioning Editor of Features and Formats at the BBC and
Commissioning Editor, Specialist Factual at Channel 4. Her production credits
include The Apprentice for which she won a BAFTA.
Mark Browning, Zinc CEO, commented:
"Tanya is one of the most outstanding creative and commercial heads in the UK,
widely recognised as an inspirational and engaging leader. She has built an
outstanding network of contacts, both domestically and internationally, and
has a rich track record of programme making.
Our London and Regional teams have had a huge amount of success recently, with
commissions across the full range of factual, but there is so much more we can
achieve. Tanya's creative leadership and her passion for creating impactful,
innovative content, makes her the ideal person to lead our creative teams".
Tanya Shaw added:
"Zinc's creative richness and premium quality is renowned worldwide. Their
companies make outstanding programming which resonates around the world, and
I'm looking forward to helping drive their growth plans, diversifying their
customer base, and strengthening their already-world-class creative team.
It is clear that Zinc is a company that is now going places and I'm thrilled
to be joining at such an exciting moment in their growth journey."
The Options have been granted under the Company's EMI Share Option Plan and
will vest in accordance with the following:
· half of the Options granted will vest if the market price per
Ordinary Share is at least 105.9p for a period of 30 consecutive trading days
ending on or after 7 November 2024; and
· the remaining half of the Options will vest unconditionally on
the third anniversary of the grant date, being 7 November 2024.
The Options are exercisable at a price of 70.6p per share, which represents
the average 5 day trailing market price at time of grant.
For further information, please contact:
Zinc Media Group plc
+44 (0) 20 7878
Mark Browning, CEO / Will Sawyer, CFO
Singer Capital Markets (NOMAD and Broker to Zinc
Media) +44 (0) 20 7496 3000
Mark Taylor / George Tzimas
About Zinc Media Group
Zinc Media Group plc is a leading television and content creation group.
The award-winning and critically acclaimed television labels comprise
Blakeway, Brook Lapping, Films of Record, Red Sauce, Supercollider and Tern
Television and produce programmes across a wide range of factual genres for UK
and international channels.
Zinc Communicate specialises in developing cross-platform content for brands,
businesses and partners.
For further information on Zinc Media please visit www.zincmedia.com
Basis on which information is presented
In this document, references to "£", "pence" and "p" are to the lawful
currency of the United Kingdom. All times referred to in this document are,
unless otherwise stated, references to London time.
Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging
managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them
1 Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely
a) Name Tanya Shaw
2 Reason for the notification
a) Position/status Managing Director, Zinc TV (PDMR)
b) Initial notification /Amendment Initial notification
3 Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction
platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a) Name Zinc Media Group plc
b) LEI 21380038V6N4I4P38D74
4 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
a) Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument Options over Ordinary Shares
b) Nature of the transaction Grant of options over ordinary shares
c) Price(s) and volume(s) Price(s) Volume(s)
70.60 pence 202,511
d) Aggregated information
- Aggregated volume N/A
e) Date of the transaction 8 November 2021
f) Place of the transaction Outside a trading venue
- Aggregated volume
Date of the transaction
8 November 2021
Place of the transaction
Outside a trading venue
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