Malta-based iGaming start-up Carousel Group has appointed Phillip Wilson as chief operating officer (COO).

Wilson joins Carousel from Danish lottery platform provider Winners Group, where he has served as COO for the past four years. He also has gaming experience from his three years at UK bookmaker Coral as head of product.

The operator is currently in the final stages of preparing to launch two new betting brands, SportsBetting.com and RaceBook.com.

“I am delighted to welcome Phillip to the team,” said Carousel Group CEO Daniel Graetzer. “His experience at developing and implementing strategies that drive rapid growth and deliver sustainable success will significantly benefit Carousel Group.

“Following the launch of our new affiliate programme and public announcement of our recently acquired sports betting brands, it is an exciting and critical time for the business and I am thrilled that Phillip will play a significant role in the direction we take in the coming months and years.”

Following his appointment, Wilson commented: “Joining Carousel Group at such a critical time in our journey is a unique opportunity within the iGaming sector - we have an enviable mix of talent, great brands, a solid funding base, and an innovative in-house platform to allow us to reshape what it means to be an operator in this sector.

“We are gathering knowledge and expertise from inside and outside of the industry to bring the lessons of excellent customer experiences and live up to our motto of being the ‘new kids on the block’.”

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