Ezcorp's voting shareholder sacks CEO, chairman

|By:, SA News Editor

Ezcorp (NASDAQ:EZPW) voting shareholder Phillip Ean Cohen has removed CEO Paul Rothamel, chairman William Love, and director Joseph Beal from their positions.

Ex-banker Lachlan Given has been named non-executive chairman. Ezcorp plans appoint an interim CEO shortly.

Given: "The changes to the composition of the Board and management have been made to address and significantly improve the operating and financial performance of EZCORP, to strengthen corporate and regulatory governance and to realign corporate strategies in support of all shareholder interests."