Top Level Domain Holdings Limited
(“TLDH” or the “Company”)
Board Appointment

TLDH (AIM: TLDH) is pleased to announce that Mr Antony Van Couvering has been appointed Chief Operating Officer and a Director to the Company with immediate effect.

Antony Van Couvering has been working with domain names and Internet infrastructure since 1996. Antony was a founder of The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) and founder and chief executive officer in 1996 of NetNames USA, the first company devoted to working with domain names on an international basis. Netnames was sold in 1998 to English web-hosting company, NetBenefit. In 1999 Antony founded NameEngine, an Internet services company handling domain names and other internet protocol assets for major corporations, which was sold to VeriSign in December 2001. Following the sale Antony worked for VeriSign for two years, in their Digital Brand Management Unit. Antony Van Couvering is the founder and chief executive officer of dotNYC LLC and Minds+Machines Inc.

David Weill, Chief Financial Officer said:

“We are delighted to welcome Antony to our board at TLDH Ltd. Antony brings a wealth of experience in top level domains and will add immediate and pronounced value both to our own business strategy and also to the companies in which we have invested..”

Further information
Antony Edward Van Couvering (aged 48) has held the following directorships in companies or partnerships in the past five years:

Current Directorships:

  • Minds+Machines Inc.
  • PowerBrand Center LLC
  • Dot NYC LLC
  • Root Zone LLC
  • DomainsBot SRL
  • Transformist LLC

Former Directorship / Partnership:

  • PowerBrand Solutions LLC

Mr Van Couvering does not have any interest in the Company’s Ordinary Shares.

There are no further details in relation to the above appointment which require disclosure under paragraph (g) (iii) to (viii) of Schedule 2 to the AIM Rules.

Following these changes the composition of the Board of the Company is as follows:

  • Fred Kruger -Chairman and Chief Executive
  • Guy Elliott – Non-Executive Deputy Chairman
  • Antony Van Couvering – Chief Operating Officer
  • David de Jongh Weill – Finance Director
  • Clark William Landry – Non-Executive Director
  • Michael Mendelson – Non-Executive Director

Further Information:

Top Level Domain Holdings Limited.
David Weill Tel: +44 (0) 20 7881 0180

Beaumont Cornish Limited
Roland Cornish

Michael Cornish Tel +44 (0) 20 7628 3396

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Toby Hall /Christian Pickel Tel: +44 (0) 20 7153 8039/8036

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