Danske Spil confirms Auning-Hansen departure

Danish operator, Danske Spil, has confirmed that it has launched a search for a new chief financial officer (CFO) after Allan Auning-Hansen has confirmed he will be stepping down.

As of October, Auning-Hansen will take up a position at Joe & The Juice where he will become the partner and CFO of the juice and coffee shop chain.

Auning-Hansen celebrated his time at Danske Spil: “Danske Spil is a unique company that gives entertainment and dreams to the Danes and thus creates a great profit, which contributes to the Danish society – not least for sports.

“For joy and benefit, as we say, and something that I will always be proud of having been a central part of. I am sure that the future of the company and the many skilled employees will be just as distinguished as the past, and I promise to keep the tab high until my last day.”

Susanne Mørch Koch, group CEO at Danske Spil, added: “Although I am sorry to lose Allan, a skilled daily business partner, I am pleased on his behalf and that Danske Spil can deliver talented managers to other ambitious Danish companies

“I know this is an opportunity that Allan could not refuse. I have appreciated Allan’s skill and high spirits, and I wish him all the best in his further career.”

The news follows the confirmation that Danske Spil had reached a new deal with TivoliCasino.dk which will see them take ownership of Tivoli Casino’s online site.

The new agreement will see Danske Spil use the TivoliCasino.dk brand for the next 10 years with an option for the duo to extend the agreement if the deal proves to be successful.

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