Cellcast plc - Interactive TV formats and services

A proven innovator in Interactive Media

August 19 2019

Cellcast plc is a leading provider of participatory television programming and interactive telephony technology for the fast growing cross-platform digital entertainment sector.

Our services enable broadcasters, content developers and mobile network operators to profit from the accelerating growth and economic necessity of interactive and transactional television programming.
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Mike Neville

Mike Neville Non-executive chairman Mike Neville has extensive experience in the capital markets and is a director of a number of public and private companies. His background is in the telecommunications, technology and media arena, where he has worked for the last 20 years specialising in strategy, mergers and acquisitions and turnaround situations. He has worked for companies such as Cable & Wireless and United Utilities, where he has been involved in large and small scale fundraising as well as numerous merger and acquisition transactions in various parts of the world.

Craig Gardiner

Craig Gardiner Chief Executive Officer Craig Gardiner has been with the Company since its foundation in 2002, previously as the General Manager of all aspects of Cellcast's operations. Prior to that, Craig was General Manager of international telemedia services provider VISL, supervising its activities across Europe and Asia. Craig has over 25 years' multinational experience in the information service, telecoms and broadcasting sectors and is abreast of all of Cellcast's key commercial relationships.

Emmanuelle Guicharnaud

Emmanuelle Guicharnaud Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary Emmanuelle Guicharnaud spent four years as a management consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers. In 1999 she joined a privately held chain of hotels with the responsibility of evaluating new acquisitions. In 2000 she relocated to the UK and took up a position as the financial controller of m-Quest, a telecoms company providing value added telephony and SMS solutions that was subsequently acquired by Monstermob plc. She joined Cellcast as financial controller in 2002. Emmanuelle holds a DECF (Accountancy and Finance Diploma) from an International Business School (ESC).

Bertrand Folliet

Bertrand Folliet Director of Strategy and Business Development Bertrand Folliet co-founded Cellcast in 2002. He has many years' experience in the telecoms, digital content and multimedia industries, and a successful record of building profitable businesses providing value-added billing and distribution services in the international telecom sector. Before co-founding Cellcast, he served as an executive director of the Tokyo based Jasdaq-listed e-Lux Corporation and was the chief operating officer of e-Lux Corporation's key operating subsidiary in Hong Kong. Prior to this he was president of the publicly listed Hong Kong company e-New Media. He also served as managing director of e-New Media subsidiary New Media Corporation and was director of operations of the company's predecessor, VISL. Before joining VISL, he was senior vice president of Matra-Hachette Multimedia On-line. Bertrand Folliet holds a PhD in Management.

Samuel Malin

Samuel Malin Non-Executive Director Samuel Malin is a professional engineer with over 30 years' international business experience, particularly in Africa, and strong project management capabilities. Samuel founded Madagascar Oil, holding the position of CEO between 2003 and 2006 and then as Director to 2008, helping to raise $125 million and increasing the valuation of the company to over $1 billion. Between 2013 and 2014, he was CEO of Vanoil Energy Limited, a company with significant oil and gas exploration interests in east Africa. Currently, he is Chairman of Burke's Peerage Limited and Frigate Exploration. Samuel has a strong communications and technology component to his background, having worked also for companies such as Dimension Data (now part of Nippon Telephone and Telegraph), Data Research International (part of McGraw-Hill) and Saladin (now within Fidelity National Information Services). He is also an Honorary Consul for the Republic of Lithuania.