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Hollywood Bowl Group plc
28 September 2017

28 September 2017


Hollywood Bowl Group plc

("Hollywood Bowl" or the "Company")


Directorate Change



Hollywood Bowl, the UK's largest ten-pin bowling operator, is pleased to announce that Ivan Schofield will be appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 October 2017. On appointment, Ivan will become a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee.


Ivan has valuable and extensive experience in the leisure sector in the UK and across Continental Europe, having held a number of senior roles for YUM Brands Inc. over 15 years. This experience, coupled with consultancy work with LEK and as CEO of Itsu UK Retail, make Ivan's experience a welcome and exciting addition to the Board.


Peter Boddy, Chairman of the Company, said, "We are delighted to welcome Ivan as a Non-Executive Director. His background and experience as a CEO in the leisure sector will be of significant benefit to the Board."


Under paragraph 9.6.13R(3) of the Listing Rules, the Company discloses that Ivan Schofield was a director of EEDH Realisations Limited (formerly Ed's Easy Diner Holdings Limited), EEDG Realisations Limited (formerly Ed's Easy Diner Group Limited) and EED Overseas Limited between September 2015 and February 2016. Each of these companies entered administration in October 2016 following the completion of a pre-packaged sale of their business and assets.


There are no additional matters to declare under paragraph 9.6.13R of the Listing Rules.




Hollywood Bowl Group

Steve Burns, Chief Executive

Laurence Keen, Chief Financial Officer

Mat Hart, Commercial Director  

via Tulchan Communications

Tulchan Communications

James Macey White

Will Smith

Patty McCabe

+44 (0) 207 353 4200



Notes to Editors:

Hollywood Bowl Group is the UK's largest ten-pin bowling operator, with a portfolio of 57 centres operating across the UK under the Hollywood Bowl, AMF and Bowlplex brands. The Group specialises in operating large, high quality bowling centres, predominantly located in out of town multi-use leisure parks (typically co-located with cinema and casual dining sites) and large retail parks. The centres are designed to offer a complete family entertainment experience with each centre offering at least 12 bowling lanes, on-site dining, licensed bars, and state-of-the-art family games arcades.

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