Tapinator, Inc., a developer and publisher of category leading apps for mobile platforms, with a focus on social casino games, today announced that our Board of Directors has appointed Spencer G. Feldman and Desmond Glass to the Company’s Board of Directors. Both Messrs. Feldman and Glass qualify as “independent” directors under the rules and regulations of the Nasdaq Stock Market and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Company intends to appoint Mr. Feldman to be a member of its Audit and Compensation Committees and as Chairman of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, which the Board of Directors plans to establish in the near future.
Mr. Feldman is a partner in the New York City law firm of Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP, where he has been a member of its corporate and securities group since September 2013. He was previously a principal shareholder in the law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, practicing in its corporate and securities department, which he joined in 1993. Mr. Feldman has more than 30 years of experience practicing corporate and securities law and concentrates his practice in the areas of initial public offerings, secondary offerings, shelf takedowns, PIPEs and other private financings, and mergers & acquisitions with public companies, with an emphasis on representing computer, Internet, media and other technology-driven companies.
The Company intends to appoint Mr. Glass to be Chairman of its Audit Committee and as a member of its Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Since November 2017, Mr. Glass has served as Group Chief Financial Officer and company Secretary at RWS Holdings PLC (RWS.L), an AIM-listed multinational language and professional services provider, where he is responsible for shaping and executing upon the financial strategy of the business. From April 2008 until October 2017, Mr. Glass served as the Chief Financial Officer of GAN PLC, a provider of enterprise online gaming software, operational support services and online game content development services to the casino industry. Mr. Glass is a dynamic and hands-on Chief Financial Officer, with proven international leadership experience gained in both public and private venture backed companies, who brings a rare blend of strategic and commercial acumen coupled with a pragmatic and open leadership style. Prior to his time at RWS Holdings PLC and GAN PLC, Mr. Glass held positions at Evexar Limited, Rodale International Limited, ABC Inc., and Deloitte, among others. Mr. Glass received his Bachelor of Commerce from University College Dublin, his ACA from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, and his MBA from Imperial College London.
Ilya Nikolayev, Tapinator’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We are thrilled to welcome both Spencer and Desmond to Tapinator’s Board of Directors. They are seasoned professionals who each bring unique and complementary skill sets to the Company. As we work toward our goal of achieving an exchange listing in 2020, we are committed to continuously improving our corporate governance, and enhancing Tapinator’s team via select additions of high-caliber individuals such as Messrs. Feldman and Glass.”