euro adhoc: MatchNet plc / Board of Directors (Appointments and Changes) / MatchNet plc Announces Changes to Board of Directors (E)

Disclosure announcement transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement.

LOS ANGELES, CA - 17.03.2004 - MatchNet plc (MHJG: Prime Standard Frankfurt, MHNZF: Nasdaq OTC), one of the largest providers of online personals worldwide, announced today the appointments of David Siminoff and newly appointed CEO Todd Tappin to the Board of Directors of the Company.

David Siminoff retired recently after ten years with Capital Research, a Capital Group Company. Capital Group is one of the world's largest and most successful investment management firms, overseeing more than USD 500 billion in assets. At Capital Research, Mr. Siminoff served as a research analyst covering media and Internet technologies industries. Prior to that, Mr. Siminoff was a broadly diversified portfolio manager for the Company.

Stanford-MBA David Siminoff brings his extensive financial network into MatchNet’s Board of Directors and enhances together with Todd Tappins expertise in finance and capital markets the process of MatchNet’s Nasdaq listing as well as the Board’s ability to guide the Company during this period of accelerated growth.

The new Board appointments replace that of previous Directors Florian Homm and Franklin Urteaga.

IR Contact:
Elmar Bob
Tel.: +49 (69) 74 09 37 88
Fax: +49 (69) 74 09 37 87

About MatchNet plc:
MatchNet plc is one of the world’s largest providers of online dating services. MatchNet is traded on the Frankfurt Exchange under the symbol "MHJG." The Company’s Global Depository Shares trade under the symbol "MHNZF". The MatchNet network includes AmericanSingles®.com, JDate®.com,,,,, Glimpse.comTM,,, Date.caTM, and FaceLink®.com. MatchNet was incorporated in England in 1998. More information is available at

Further inquiry note:
Elmar Bob
Tel.: +49 (69) 74 09 37 88
Fax: +49 (69) 74 09 37 87
Tel: +49(0)69 74093788
FAX: +49 (0) 69 74093787

Emittent: MatchNet plc Arndtstrasse 51 DE-60325 Frankfurt Tel: +49(0)69 74093788 FAX: +49 (0) 69 74093787 Email: WWW: Http:// ISIN: US5766601042 WKN: 930129 Indizes: Classic All Share, Prime All Share, Prime Standard Börsen: regulated dealing Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse; free trade

end of announcement euro adhoc

Niedersächsische Börse zu Hannover, Berliner Wertpapierbörse, Bayerische Börse, Hamburger Wertpapierbörse, Bremer Wertpapierbörse (BWB), Börse Düsseldorf, Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse Branche: Online
Sprache: Englisch