Liverpool-based gaming operator Stanleybet Group has appointed Christian Maglia as chief commercial officer of its B2B technology division Magellan Robotech.

Maglia joins the company from online casino supplier WeAreCasino to drive commercial efforts at Magellan, which provides gaming and sports betting platforms and virtual games to online and land-based operators.

He also previously served as Italy sales director for Sportradar and head of sales for

“Christian is an established industry leader who has consistently met goals over the course of his career,” said Giovanni Garrisi, Stanleybet Group chief executive.

“Even for our standards, he appears skilled at guiding procedures in which the development of operations, vision and business strategies merge to optimise growth of a company such as Magellan, start-up B2B of the Stanley Group, where Christian, as of today, is now our chief commercial officer. I have tremendous faith in him.”

Commenting on his new role, Maglia said: “I’m very pleased to have arrived at this point in my career, as Magellan Robotech produces and offers secure, functional and, above all, innovative gaming solutions to the sector.

“Many of Magellan’s projects offer a startlingly clear vision of the future and are incredibly innovative. I’m certain that in the months to come we’ll manage to implement our growth strategy for the Group and become a point of reference for the sector, in Europe and worldwide, drawing on the experience gained in recent years in Africa, Asia and Latin America.”