Gaming supplier and operator Elys Game Technology has appointed former IGT and Sportradar executive Matteo Monteverdi as its new chief executive.
Monteverdi will begin his new role on 1 January, having served as an independent strategic advisor to the company (formerly Newgioco Group) since March 2020 and president since September.
“We are [...]
London-listed betting and gaming operator GVC Holdings has brought in Dr Mark Griffiths to advise on further enhancing its player protection technologies.
A distinguished professor of behavioural addiction and psychology at Nottingham Trent University, Dr Griffiths will join GVC later this month to audit the company’s policies and processes on responsible [...]
New York-listed Penn National Gaming is set to add American Association of Advertising Agencies president and CEO Marla Kaplowitz to its board of directors.
Kaplowitz’s appointment as non-executive director is subject to customary regulatory approvals and will expand Penn National's board to eight members, including six independent directors as per the [...]
New York-listed Penn National Gaming has confirmed that long-standing general counsel Carl Sottosanti will retire at the end of this year.
Sottosanti will retire as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary on 31 December after 17 years’ service at Penn National.
He will be replaced by experienced legal executive Harper Ko, [...]
Stockholm-listed iGaming solutions provider Aspire Global has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Paul Myatt as chief business development officer.
Myatt joins Aspire Global from Playtech-owned games studio Quickspin, where he has served as chief commercial officer and managing director of Maltese operations for the past five years. [...]
Scientific Games has appointed Laura Probert as chief people officer of its Digital team.
Probert brings 25 years of human resources management experience to SG Digital and joins from global advertising agency WPP, where she most recently served as group vice president of talent.
Her previous gaming industry experience includes nine [...]
Lottery operator SAZKA Group continues to build its consortium in its bid to operate the UK National Lottery, confirming new UK hires across its team.
The four new appointments expand SAZKA's transition, procurement, supply chain and data network teams, with the majority sharing a similar background to the recently appointed chairman [...]
Novomatic’s interactive division Greentube has appointed Steven Batchelor-Manning as director of games technology, ahead of the unveiling of its new iGaming platform.
Batchelor-Manning has held various roles at Greentube over the past eight years, most recently serving as lead architect, where he was instrumental in the development of the new RGS [...]
The All-In Diversity Project (AIDP) has released its second annual study on the betting and gaming sector’s workforce, seeing a boost in female executives but a drop in board representation.
Developed in partnership with the Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice at Oxford Brookes University, the All-Index 2019 has been [...]
London-listed betting and gaming operator GVC Holdings has named Martin Lycka as its new senior vice president for American regulatory affairs and responsible gambling.
Lycka will be responsible for expanding GVC's licensing and regulatory structure in the US and underscoring the company's commitments to responsible gambling, sports integrity and regulatory compliance.
Athens-listed gaming and lottery supplier Intralot has announced the return of founder and chairman Sokratis Kokkalis to the role of group chief executive officer.
Kokkalis takes over as CEO of Intralot from Christos Dimitriadis, who now moves to a new role focused on the company’s opportunities in the United States.
Dimitriadis served [...]
BetMGM has appointed Andrew Hagopian as chief legal officer as the company continues its expansion in regulated sports betting and iGaming markets.
Hagopian joins BetMGM from MGM Resorts International, where he served as chief corporate counsel and was instrumental in establishing the BetMGM joint venture with GVC Holdings.
He will oversee [...]