Entain Plc has continued to restructure its corporate governance team after confirming the appointment of Mark Gregory as an Independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Gregory has been appointed as the Chair of the FTSE100 group’s remuneration committee and will also hold a seat on the audit and nomination committees.
An expert in corporate finance, business transformation and M&A, Gregory is the former Chief Executive of Merian Global, the London-based asset management firm acquired by Jupiter AM in 2020 for £400 million.
Updating investors, Entain highlighted Gregory’s extensive leadership experience within financial services, having formerly served as Group CFO of Legal & General (2013-2018).
Furthermore, Gregory maintains a deep understanding of the UK retail sector having held executive strategic development roles at Asda and Kingfisher Group (B&Q and Screwfix).
Entain Chairman Barry Gibson welcomed Gregory’s appointment as a key strategic advisor to the company’s new leadership team led by new CEO Jette Nygaard-Andersen alongside Rob Wood – the Deputy CEO leading global expansion projects.
“Mark brings extensive knowledge of financial and customer services through his lengthy career in the insurance and retail sectors,” Gibson stated.
“He is an experienced remuneration committee chair who brings deep finance and commercial expertise and will further enhance the Board’s ability to support and oversee the delivery of our growth and sustainability strategy.”