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Strategic management decisions/CEO nomination

Cannes (euro adhoc) - Motion network Holding PLC: Cannes may25, 2010

The board is pleased to announce the appointment of french industry veteran Bruno Chatelin as Chief Executive Officer of MNTV and Board Member.

Bruno Chatelin, 56, a recognised veteran in the entertainment industry, voting member from the prestigious European Film Academy, and Cesar brings a vast and complex experience from advertising agencies (10 years with JWT, Masius, Publicis); film distribution in France for major companies where he has distributed over 250 movies for both Columbia TriStar and UGC Twentieth Century Fox. He formed and run the joint venture between both companies. The company grossed 50MEUR under his tenure and became N°2 in the market achieving box office records with Independence Day ID4... He worked with classic authors like Woody Allen (3 titles: Alice...), Scorcese, James Ivory (Remains of the Day) legendary directors like Francis Coppola, Alan Parker, Terry Gilliam (3 times), Lelouch, Bertolucci,  and many more box office makers like Paul Verhoeven, James Cameron (T2), Michael Bay, Oliver Stone...handled over 30 Oscar nominated material (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Glory, and many more film, including first timers like  Boyz´n the Hood - John Singleton... He has spent the last decade in new media and TV. He is a co founder of and turned it into the leading international media - portal and social network - dedicated to the film and festival community (a pioneer in VOD...). the sites reach 350 000 unique visitors per month and 80 000 subscribers. As the Managing Director of  Karoui & Karoui Entertainment he produced over 50 shows of "who wants to become a millionaire" sold to ENTV, the national Algerian TV (achieving all best rating with  55%). MNTV is set to launch in September in Germany, France, UK and Ukraine (soon to be followed by a wider European and Eastern countries roll out)

Rio Pierre-Yves Dongour MNH chairman stated "we are so fortunate we found Bruno who shares and feeds our vision of the first pan European independent free cable and IP film channel. MNTV will be the first TV to offer independent film in subtitled original version, shorts, Non Stop Film Festival daily shows, and some entertainment content from the local partners.  Bruno´s experience, and knowledge, meet perfectly the challenge we have set up at MNTV.  Bruno has been a Witness, Key Player, Promoter, of the Digital Revolution that make the New Media Era we are living today. As us, Bruno understands what needs to be done to achieve our B to B goal for a NEW DEAL with film Industry players, and to make MNTV become the heart of movies for a wide European audience.We rely on his extensive creative experience in the international scene to make MNTV a successful story"

"I am so excited by the challenge. The project spoke to me so clearly, it is such a rare occasion to put my combined experience of advertising, film and new media in perspective to build an international, may I call it Non Stop entertainment Delicatessen. Our audience will watch things they have never seen anywhere else, we will create innovative models of advertising offers, based on vision, innovation, passion and affinity. The market usually reacted extremely positively each time I have been in a position to demonstrate these skills and bag the market."

Bruno will join gradually from july 1st and will work on the one hand with Pierre Yves Dongour co founder and chairman of MNH and on the other hand with Christophe Kay Kourdouly Exec VP for the feature films production.

About Motion Network Holding Plc ("MNH") MNH operates in the media and entertainment sector providing services in the areas of Broadcast Television, IPTV, Internet and TV commerce, as well as media content production, feature films and post production. MNH's wholly owned UK subsidiary, Motion Network TV ("MNTV"), will soon operate as a pan-European TV channel dedicated to film and music.  For further information visit .

The information in this press release constitutes "forward-looking information". Other than statements of historical fact, all statements are "Forward-Looking Statements" that involve such various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove accurate. Results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Readers of this press release are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these "Forward-Looking Statements". Except as otherwise required by applicable securities statutes or regulation, the Company expressely disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Telefon: +33 1 42 56 24 38

Branche: Media
ISIN:      GB00B291K520
WKN:        A0M910
Börsen:  Frankfurt / Open Market

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