Stockholm-listed gaming operator Betsson has appointed Roderick Spiteri Schillig to its corporate communications team as head of employer branding and external relations.

Schillig joins the company from LeoVegas, where he served as head of communications, having previously been in charge of marketing and communications at the Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA).

As part of Betsson’s corporate communications team, Schillig will assume responsibility for relations with trade media and local media in Malta, acting as a spokesperson for the company and helping to shape and implement Betsson Group’s employer value proposition and employer branding strategy.

"We are delighted to have Roderick join the Betsson Group as we are committed to continue improving our position as the employer of choice on the island," said Betsson operations chief executive Jesper Svensson. "Roderick’s local knowledge and understanding of the iGaming industry will help us convey our message and share the Betsson experience."

Commenting on his new role, Schillig said: "I’m thrilled to be joining at this exciting time and am looking forward to supporting in evolving Betsson Group’s story both within the industry as well as beyond. Being the largest gaming organisation in Malta with more than 900 employees gives us the opportunity to bring about positive change within the communities we work in."

Shares in Betsson AB (STO:BETS-B) were trading up 0.82 per cent at SEK53.02 per share in Stockholm Monday morning, having set a new 52-week low of SEK51.61 per share on July 5th.