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CentralNic appoints Vladimir Vano as Group Economist and Head of Communications for Slovakia

Source: CentralNic, December 13, 2017

CentralNic PLC (AIM: CNIC), the global software platform company supporting subscription web services including domain names, has bolstered its senior leadership team with the appointment of Vladimir Vano as Group Economist and Head of Communications for the Slovak market.

Vladimir joins the Company after an impressive international career of over twenty years in the banking, research, consulting and media sectors, having also served as external advisor for monetary affairs to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Slovak Republic. Mister Vano also serves on the Supervisory Board of the Pontis Foundation, one of the leading philanthropic foundations in Slovakia, and he is part of the Faculty of the European Journalism Institute in Prague.

He is a regular external university lecturer, and a regular speaker in international professional conferences. For three consecutive years, Mister Vano was ranked as the most frequently quoted Slovak economist, and he appears regularly on well-known international media channels, including Bloomberg Radio and TV. His extensive experience in communications also includes writing weekly columns for Trend, the Slovakian economics and business magazine and he has also been a contributor to the MBA blog in the Executive Education section of the Financial Times.

Ben Crawford, CEO of CentralNic, said: “We are very glad to be welcoming Vladimir on board. His international track record in economics, research and communications will support our focus on the development of digital economies globally, helping drive CentralNic’s organic growth and expansion.”

Mister Vano will be based in Bratislava, Slovakia, a centre of strategic investment and operations for CentralNic.

For further information contact CentralNic Group:

United Kingdom

Ben Crawford, Chief Executive Officer
Andy Churley, Group Marketing Director

+44 (0) 203 388 0600
+44 (0) 203 388 0600


Vladimir Vano, Head of Communications, Slovakia


Jana Riecanska, Grayling, Slovakia

+421 915 759 469

About CentralNic Group PLC

CentralNic (LSE: CNIC) is a London-based company listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. It earns revenues from the worldwide sales of internet domain names using its proprietary technology platforms. CentralNic operates globally with customers in over 200 countries. It operates a global wholesale network, supplying domain names to over 1,500 vendors in 77 countries. As well as being a leading provider of software, distribution, marketing, policy drafting, billing and other services to operators of country code Top-Level Domains, CentralNic is the exclusive wholesaler for over 60 new Top-Level Domain extensions (the new alternatives to .com and .net). These include .xyz, .site, .online, .website, .space, and .tech, all of which rank among the top twenty most subscribed new Top-Level Domains. This positions CentralNic as a leading global supplier with more than five million of these domains under management. CentralNic is also a leading global domain name retailer, managing twenty retail websites. Through its enterprise program, CentralNic supplies domain names, software and services directly to large companies and governments.

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