Coingaming Group appoints Richard Walsh as new MD

Richard Walsh

Updating the market, Bitcoin gaming operator The Coingaming Group has appointed ex-William Hill executive Richard Walsh as its new managing director.

An industry veteran, Walsh spent more than 20 years at William Hill in a variety of senior management positions, and has relocated to the Coingaming Group’s headquarters in Tallinn, Estonia.

As the firm’s new MD Walsh will oversee operations and strategy for Coingaming brands BitCasino.io and Sportsbet.io, furthermore he will lead the launch of an upcoming eSports-focused Bitcoin gaming brand.

Reporting directly to CEO Tim Heath, Walsh becomes the third major industry appointment for the Coingaming Group, following Christopher Uren’s appointment as Director of Sportsbook and Dominic Bourke as Director of Casino.

Tim Heath, CEO of the Coingaming Group, said: “I am absolutely thrilled to welcome Richard to the Coingaming team.

“We have grown as a company extremely quickly, so it is critically important that we put a world-class executive team in place to ensure this development can be sustained.

“Richard is an industry veteran who has worked for one of the most successful brands in gaming. His experience will be vital in taking Coingaming to the next level.”

Richard Walsh, Managing Director of the Coingaming Group, commented on joining the firm: “After more than two decades at William Hill, I could not resist a new challenge at one of gaming’s most exciting and innovative companies. The Coingaming group is growing rapidly and I will endeavour to ensure that this growth continues in a sustainable way.”

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