Tag Archives: Betsson AB

Betsson promotes Ronni Hartvig to Group CCO as company sharpens localisation strategy

Updating the market, Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has confirmed the appointment of Ronni Hartvig as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Hartvig is promoted to the group-wide executive role, having most recently served as Managing Director of Betsson’s NordicBet property (2015-2017). A seasoned industry executive, Hartvig holds a deep understanding of industry operations; focusing on building sustainable player acquisition to …

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Catena Media appoints Per Hellberg as CEO

Stockholm-listed Catena Media Plc has announced Per Hellberg as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), taking up his new position on the board of directors later this year. In addition, it has also been detailed that acting CEO Persson Ekdahl will return to his role as Board Member and governance advisor.  Citing extensive international commercial experience from a variety of industries, …

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Pontus Lindwall – ‘No Cost Saving Plan’ for Betsson’s 2018 recovery

Presenting Betsson AB’s Q4 2017 quarterly update, Group Chief Executive Pontus Lindwall is upbeat with regards to his firm’s 2018 outlook, despite recent setbacks. Lindwall the former Betsson AB Group Chairman, who last September retook leadership of the Stockholm-listed enterprise, following the departure of Ulrik Bengtsson as CEO, outlines the group’s ‘restructuring plan’. Closing a turbulent 2017, in which Betsson …

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Betsson AB seeks to bolster group efficiencies following turbulent 2017 trading

Despite recording a strong end-of-year, Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has reported full-year 2017 declines in operating income and earnings, as governance moves to streamline company operations. Publishing its 2017 results, Betsson would record, improved Q4 2017 group revenues of SEK 1,25 billion boosted by favourable sporting results recorded during the Q4 trading period. However, Betsson has had to …

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Betsson cuts headcount to streamline group operations

Stockholm-listed European online gambling group Betsson AB has this morning informed that it will reduce its corporate headcount by approximately 160 employees as group governance seeks to ‘streamline the organisation’. Updating the market, Betsson has executed its organisational restructure across all group offices, as Betsson governance seeks to deliver annual corporate savings of SEK 50-60 million (€5-6 million). “In cooperation …

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John Harlow – Perform Opta 3D: Why visualisation is a key dynamic for bookmakers

Having launched Betsson AB as the first betting customer of Opta 3D football visualisations services, SBC speaks to John Harlow SVP of Betting for Perform Group, on why industry stakeholders are placing a higher emphasis on delivering immersive product capabilities to boost player engagement. Harlow details to SBC the new trading and user dynamics brought to market by Opta 3D, …

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Betsson Group pushes for new DFS platform with Scout Gaming

Stockholm-listed European online gambling group, Betsson AB has announced that it will broaden its product portfolio adding a new daily fantasy sports (DFS) platform powered by Scout Gaming Group. The partnership sees Scout Gaming provide its fully customizable DFS solution, which will be made available to all Betsson AB subsidiaries. Project stakeholders detail that the Scout/Betsson DFS platform is expected …

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Betsson ups user in-play dynamics with Perform’s ‘Opta 3D’ football visualisation

Updating the market, Stockholm-listed Betsson Group has become the first betting operator to integrate Perform Group’s new ‘Opta 3D’ football visualisation product. The new Opta 3D content vertical will be integrated across Betsson’s European sports betting portfolio, starting with Betsafe UK. Moving forward, Betsson customers will gain access to Opta’s ‘highly detailed and captivating live visualisations’ for the Premier League …

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New European football season sees Betsson launch new mobile betting product

Ahead of the start of a new European football season this August, Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has announced the launch of its new mobile betting platform for its brands of Betsson, Betsafe and Nordicbet. In its H1 interim update, Betsson governance had alerted stakeholders that the company would move to relaunch the mobile betting offering of certain brand …

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Ulrik Bengtsson – Betsson fine tuning casino & betting products for UK expansion

Presenting to investors Betsson AB’s H1 2017 interim report, company CEO Ulrik Bengtsson states that his firm has recovered and further progressed its position from a turbulent 2016 in which the operator faced multiple operational challenges. Having emphasised product development and strategic acquisitions, Bengtsson states that Betsson has comeback stronger, ‘increasing its market share in the ultra-competitive Scandinavian online gambling market‘ and …

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