Scientific Games has appointed Glen Saville as its new Senior Director, Global Trading, taking over from Benjie Cherniak. Based in Las Vegas, he will be responsible for growing Scientific Games’ global trading business overseeing Don Best Sports and SG’s European operations to offer a seamless, industry-leading service.
With a wealth of operator experience within the global sports betting industry, Saville’s arrival adds strength to the trading capabilities within Scientific Games’ leading sports betting offering, OpenSports.
He joins the company from NZ TAB, where he held the position of General Manager for Betting for over six years with the statutory body. Previously, he was Head of Product at sportsbook operator Tom Waterhouse in Australia.
Keith O’Loughlin, SVP Sportsbook at Scientific Games Digital, welcomed the appointment, saying: “Firstly, I would like to extend my extreme appreciation to Benjie for his contribution and wish him well in his future endeavors. We’re excited to unveil the arrival of Glen, who will prove to be an invaluable asset in our ambitions to drive forward our global trading service.
“With a background of working for major sportsbooks, his operator experience will undoubtedly sharpen our business delivery to a new level that will hugely benefit our global customer network. I’m delighted to welcome Glen to the team and begin 2021 in such a positive manner.”
Saville added: “I’m thrilled to have joined Scientific Games and look forward to the exciting task ahead. Having worked closely with the company and the OpenSports ecosystem at NZRB, I’m fully aware of the leading sports betting solutions that we offer. In the months ahead, I’m keen to introduce new ways of elevating our trading capabilities to ensure that our customers receive the best possible service.”