Spark Networks plc

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Industry Experts enhance Sparks Board

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., September 13, 2006 - Spark Networks plc (Prime Standard Frankfurt: MHJG; AMEX: LOV), a leading provider of online personals services, announced today the appointment of Adam Berger, former President and CEO of Inc.; Jonathan Bulkeley, CEO of Scanbuy, Inc.; Christopher Gaffney, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Great Hill Partners; Scott Sassa, "CEO in Residence" of Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers to its Board of Directors. In addition, David Siminoff, the company’s CEO and a current director, was appointed Chairman of the Board.  The company also announced the resignation of Scott Shleifer from its Board. This extensive enhancement of Sparks Board of Directors with experts from the Internet and Finance Industry leads the company into the next phase of its development.

Other members of Spark Networks’ Board of Directors include: Michael Brown, Managing Partner at Alcalde & Fay; Martial Chaillet, Founder of MediaWin & Partners; Benjamin Derhy, a private investor and entrepreneur; Michael Kumin, Partner with Great Hill Partners; and Laura Lauder, General Partner with Lauder Partners.

About Spark Networks plc: Spark Networks’ American Depository Shares trade on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol "LOV," and its Global Depositary Shares trade on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol "MHJG." The Spark Networks portfolio of consumer websites includes, among others, JDate®.com (, AmericanSingles®.com (,® (, BBWPersonalsPlus™.com (, CatholicMingle™.com (, LDSMingle™.com (,™ (, PrimeSingles™.net (, and™ (

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Branche: Electronic Commerce
ISIN:      US8465131097
WKN:        A0DPY1
Index:    Classic All Share, Prime All Share
Börsen:  Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse / regulated dealing/prime
              Börse Berlin-Bremen / free trade
              Hamburger Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse / free trade
              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
              Niedersächsische Börse zu Hannover / free trade
              Bayerische Börse / free trade

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