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Leading UK retail derivatives provider City Index has appointed Rank Interactive's former Finance Director, Nigel Rose, as its new Chief Financial Officer where he will play a pivotal role in formulating and delivering the company's strategic objectives.

GTECH Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lottomatica Group, has announced the promotion of Matthew Whalen to Senior Vice President of Global Technology Solutions, who will report directly to GTECH President and CEO Jaymin B Patel.

Atul Bali, the president of GTECH's online division GTECH G2, has tendered his resignation and will take up a new position at GTECH's parent company Lottomatica Group.

Australia's Tabcorp has concluded its search for a new Managing Director of its Wagering Division with the appointment of David Attenborough, current Chief Executive Officer of South African wagering operator Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Ltd.

The Ontario government has confirmed the appointment of Paul Godfrey, President and CEO of the National Post newspaper, as the new Chairman of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) alongside the appointment of five new members to the company's board. The appointments follow last year's expense account scandal at the company which led former OLG Chairman Michael Gough and the entire Board of Directors to stand down.

Seeking to build on its recent growth and begin challenging the more traditional CFD and spread betting providers, WorldSpreads Group plc has announced the appointment of three senior executives from CMC Markets, with Roger Hynes taking over as Chief Executive Officer of the company's UK division, WorldSpreads Limited.

As the state government looks to strengthen integrity assurance in the Victorian racing industry following revelations of corruption across the three racing codes in recent years, the Australian state of Victoria has appointed former Police officer and corporate security specialist Sal Perna as its inaugural Racing Integrity Commissioner.

After a year of growth in both its online gaming and sportsbook businesses, Gaming VC said this morning that it will be significantly expanding its operations into new markets, bringing in former PartyGaming Chief Marketing Officer Jon Salmon and Sportingbet's former Head of Sportsbook Jim Humberstone to manage the expansion plans for the company's casino and sportsbook.

Strengthening its commitment to social responsibility, online betting exchange Betfair has appointed Malcolm Bruce, former Chief Executive of the UK's Responsibility in Gambling Trust (RIGT), as the company's new Head of Sustainable Gambling.

Having stepped down as head of Chartwell Games in order to pursue other opportunities within the industry, Lee Richardson has been confirmed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Irish independent bookmaker Boylesports, nine months after the departure of the company's previous CEO.

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