MatchNet plc

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Board of Directors (Appointments and Changes)
MatchNet plc Announces Changes to Board of Directors (E)

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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 E-Mail: URL:

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

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Further inquiry note: Elmar Bob Tel.: +49 (69) 74 09 37 88 Fax: +49 (69) 74 09 37 87 E-Mail:

Branche: Online
ISIN:      US5766601042
WKN:        930129
Index:    Classic All Share, Prime All Share, Prime Standard
Börsen:  Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / regulated dealing
              Niedersächsische Börse zu Hannover / free trade
              Berliner Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Bayerische Börse / free trade
              Hamburger Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Bremer Wertpapierbörse (BWB) / free trade
              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
              Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse / free trade

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