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Alongside publication of the company's first half results today, UK bookmaker Ladbrokes plc announced a number of changes to its management structure with managing director of remote betting and gaming, John O'Reilly, set to step down later this year after eighteen years with the company.

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power plc said Wednesday that it had appointed Breon Corcoran as the company's new chief operating officer with immediate effect. Corcoran was previously the company's managing director of non-retail and development.

WorldSpreads Group plc said Thursday that Roger Hynes has resigned with immediate effect as chief executive of the company's UK spread betting division WorldSpreads Limited after less than six months in the role.

UK bookmaker William Hill has appointed the former chief executive officer of Imperial Tabacco, Gareth Davis, as the company's new chairman effective September 1st. Davis replaces Charles Scott who earlier this year announced that he would be stepping down from the role as soon as a replacement was found.

888 Holdings plc has appointed David Zerah as the new Managing Director of its B2B division Dragonfish. The appointment comes on the same day as the company received its French poker licence from regulatory authority ARJEL.

Gala Coral has announced that Dominic Harrison has decided to step down from his role as the company's chief executive in order to seek new career opportunities. Harrison's predecessor, executive chairman Neil Goulden, will take over as interim chief executive whilst a search is conducted to find a replacement.

Betfair director Mark Davies has resigned from the betting exchange to launch his own PR consultancy. Davies' new business is called Camberton and will offer clients advice on reputation management, public affairs, PR, communications, and external stakeholder management.

Petter Nylander has resigned as CEO of Unibet Group plc after five years at the helm, to be replaced with immediate effect by Henrik Tjarnstrom, Unibet's current CFO.

Online gaming software provider Nyx Interactive has promoted former chief operating officer David Flynn to the role of chief executive.

Chilipoker has brought in former PartyGaming and World Poker Tour executive Rohin Malhotra as part of its management team, tasked with further expanding the Chilipoker business internationally.

With plans to develop its own branded poker network already under way, online gaming operator Bodog has brought in former Expekt.com chief technology officer, A.J Thompson, as the new CTO for Bodog Europe.

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