Parimatch Holdings has confirmed the promotion of Dmitry Sergeev to the newly created executive leadership position – CEO of Parimatch CIS Division.
Sergeev, who has led Parimatch’s Russian unit since 2019, will be tasked with leading operations and growth strategy for the ‘Commonwealth of Independent States’ territories, encompassing – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
Parimatch explained that the appointment has been undertaken with a view to significantly amplify the bookmaker’s position within new and established markets.
Updating its leadership structures, Parimatch added that the betting group is seeking to better align its operations and practices across its Asian and Eastern European divisions.
Sergey Portnov, CEO of Parimatch Holding, commented: “The CIS is a key region for us, and I know from his success in heading up Parimatch Russia, that Dmitry will provide strong leadership for Parimatch CIS at what is a truly exciting time for the wider business – as we invest in our technology capabilities to deliver innovative and seamless experiences to our two million-strong customer base.”
In its update, Parimatch highlighted Sergeev’s proven qualities, having quadrupled Russian market growth in less than a year of joining the company.
Furthermore, Parimatch noted Sergeev’s knowledge and experience in executing effective CIS betting and marketing strategies, having formerly served as CEO of Bwin Russia (2015-2019) and operations lead for CIS digital sports publishing group Rambler&Co (2006-2015).
Dmitry Sergeev, CEO of Parimatch CIS, added: “Many thanks to the entire Parimatch team in Russia. Together we have made a huge breakthrough, becoming one of the most prominent betting companies in the country. New challenges await, because our ambition to become one of the top three operators in the CIS region is now being put on the fast track!
“As CEO of Parimatch CIS I will be focusing on strengthening brand presence, developing and implementing new technical solutions, and ensuring the company’s number one priority is innovation. We must stay one step ahead and set new trends to excite and entertain our customers.”