Tag Archives: Appointment

Global Gaming Technologies appoints Nolan Bushnell as new CEO

Nolan Bushnell, the founder of Atari Inc, has joined blockchain gaming group Global Gaming Technologies as its new chief executive and chairman, which will come into effect immediately. Bushnell has previously held the position of CEO at blockchain games developer X2 Games Corp, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Gaming. In addition to this, Bushnell is also the founder …

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Paul Mills joins SBC from Clarion Gaming to head up events portfolio

SBC Global has appointed Paul Mills as Chief Operating Officer for its burgeoning events portfolio, which includes September’s Betting on Sports conference and exhibition, Betting on Football and the SBC Awards, now confirmed for Tuesday 5th December. Mills is well known in gambling and exhibition circles after 15 years working on the ICE show and associated events. In his new role …

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John Kelly appointed new Ladbrokes chairman ahead of Coral merger

John Kelly has been appointed chairman of Ladbrokes after Peter Erskine stepped down from the Board on 3 December in anticipation of the proposed merger with Coral. Kelly is a former chairman and CEO of Gala Coral and will be the Chairman of the combined organisation. Erskine announced his intention to step down earlier this year and decided now was …

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Sarah Harrison appointed as new Gambling Commission chief

The new chief executive of the Gambling Commission has been announced as Sarah Harrison, who will be joining the regulator in September from energy watchdog Ofgem. Harrison is to join the Gambling Commission on 7 September and will become a Commissioner when she takes over from Jenny Williams as Chief Executive on 1 October 2015. Philip Graf, Chair of the …

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Becker to serve as ZEAL CEO in 2016

Dr Hans Cornehl, Chief Executive Officer of ZEAL Network SE (formerly Tipp24), is to leave the company at the end of the year after informing the Supervisory Board of the company that he did not wish to renew his contract when it runs out on 31 December 2015. After thirteen years on the Executive Board of the company, with a …

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Sportsrisq appoints new Marketing Director

Sportsrisq, the sports finance and risk specialist, has appointed Stuart Selby (pictured) as Marketing Director. Selby joins the company – recognised as one of the market leaders in pricing sports, structuring deals and sourcing liquidity – from Tring-based grg OneFee (part of the Grass Roots Group) where he was Marketing Director. Selby enjoyed 11 years at grg OneFee and before that …

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Genii goes to Barr for sales role

Gaming technology provider Genii has recruited Nick Barr for the role of Sales Director. The appointment comes as Genii goes to market with its revolutionary Spin16 software in the forthcoming weeks, launching its patented new slot format to the industry. Barr has extensive sales experience within the iGaming industry and the firm hopes he will be the ‘driving force’ taking …

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Shwartz takes EveryMatrix role as Vice President for Product Development

EveryMatrix has announced the appointment of Oren Cohen Shwartz, who it describes as ‘a brilliant new Vice President for Product Development’, in its quest to adapt to the changing dynamics of the iGaming industry and hire the most knowledgeable and highly qualified staff. Shwartz is a highly experienced executive manager in the online gaming, video and security industries, with a …

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Jim Mullen named as new Ladbrokes chief

Ladbrokes has announced that its Managing Director of Digital Jim Mullen is to be the next Chief Executive, taking over on April 1st from Richard Glynn. Mullen joined the business in November 2013 after three years at William Hill where he was COO of their on line operations. Since arriving at Ladbrokes he has led the operational transformation of Ladbrokes’ …

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Problem gambling charity appoints new chair

National responsible gambling charity GamCare has announced that Sir Ian Prosser, the former Chairman and Chief Executive of Bass Plc, has been appointed Chairman of the charity, replacing Anthony Jennens who died earlier this year. Knighted in 1995, the chartered accountant has a long and distinguished business career predominantly in the brewing and hospitality industry. He is also active on …

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