- Flirtomatic appoints new Head of Product, Priya Prakash and Finance Director, James Stockton -

London, UK: 7 April 2008: Flirtomatic, the mobile and online flirting network, today announced the expansion of its senior team with the appointments of James Stockton as Financial Director and Priya Prakash as Head of Product. Stockton leaves iTouch UK (recently bought by Buongiorno) to become Flirtomatic’s first full time Finance Director. Prakash joins from Hachette-Filipacchi Digital where she was Creative Director for Digital where she launched Sugarscape, a teen social bookmarking site for Sugar magazine and re-launched Elle online. Prior to this she was at the BBC as Innovation Executive. Both will start in April.

Prakash will be leading product development, helping to drive user revenue and ensuring the user experience of Flirtomatic constantly improves. She has over eight years experience pioneering digital products from concept to delivery for global brands, including leading the BBC Mobile design team, and the BBC iPlayer prototype development which was commended by Bill Gates for interface design.

Stockton is CIMA qualified and has extensive experience in the mobile entertainment world with a long standing employment with iTouch and then Ostrich Media. He is known for his expertise in driving efficiency and productivity in a company.

Mark Curtis, CEO of Flirtomatic said, “Having the right team is absolutely essential to the future of our business – and I’m thrilled we’ve been able to attract these two. Both Priya and James are the perfect kind of person we need at Flirtomatic for us to grow. Their expertise in digital and mobile means we can continue to drive revenue while ensuring our product is pushed forward.”

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Notes to Editors
About Flirtomatic
Launched in 2006, Flirtomatic has quickly developed flirting as a new entertainment category. Operating an uninterrupted service across the web and mobile, Flirtomatic enables users to flirt, meet new people and have fun online.

The addictive nature of the service generates very high levels of interaction with over 100 million WAP page impressions per month. Flirtomatic offers brands a range of marketing opportunities to tap into this intimacy with their customer base.

www.flirtomatic.com

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Published on: 12:00AM on 8th April 2008