FTSE gambling group GVC Holdings has bolstered its corporate governance capacity, confirming the appointment of Jette Nygaard-Andersen as an Independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
A 20-year executive in media, entertainment and digital enterprise, Nygaard-Andersen is the former VP and Chief Executive of Stockholm-listed media conglomerate Modern Times Group’s EMEA division.
Recognised as one of Scandinavian businesses top digital executives, Nygaard-Andersen is an expert in developing enterprise strategies for new market development and expand digital platforms for mass-market adaptation.
In her executive career, Nygaard-Andersen has extensive experience from working with a portfolio of fast-growing digital next-generation online/mobile entertainment companies offering online (mobile) video gaming, eSports, social media video content and platforms
Further corporate governance exprience sees Nygaard-Andersen serve on the board of Danish Meditech group Coloplast AS and further chair international esports organisation Astralis Group AS which recently listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market in Denmark.
Confirming the governance appointment Nygaard-Andersen of Lee Feldman, GVC’s Chairman, commented: “Jette’s appointment further extends the breadth and depth of the Board’s collective experience and international outlook. We look forward to her contribution given her extensive experience in consumer-facing businesses in the entertainment, media and technology sectors.”