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Rank Group confirms departure of Ian Burke as Chairman

Further to publishing its Q3 2018/19 trading update, the governance of London-listed Rank Group Plc has this morning disclosed that Ian Burke will not stand for re-election as Corporate Chairman. Updating investors, Rank informs that Burke has submitted a personal notice informing governance of his decision to end his 8-year tenure as Rank Group Chairman. Rank governance informs that Senior …

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Grosvenor improvements see Rank delivering on Transformation agenda

Publishing its Q3 2018/19 trading update (quarter period ending 31 March), the governance of London-listed gambling group Rank Group Plc details that its transformation programme is delivering on ‘expected cost savings’. Reflecting previous trading updates, Rank details that it has recorded improved digital revenues (+2%), whilst its venue like-for-like revenues remain flat. Nevertheless, the UK gambling group reports an improvement …

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Rank appoints ‘strategy pro’ Tang Hong Cheong as corporate advisor

The governance of legacy UK gambling operator Rank Group Plc has this morning announced the appointment of Tang Hong Cheong as a non-executive director with immediate effect. Tang Hong Cheong has served as President and CEO of multi-national Asian entertainment and leisure investment firm Guoco Group since 2016. A seasoned C-level executive in corporate financing, risk management, transformation projects and …

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Rank appoints John O’Reilly as new Chief Executive

The governance of FTSE 250 gambling firm Rank Group Plc has this morning confirmed the appointment of John O’Reilly as  Chief Executive Officer, replacing outbound Henry Birch as its corporate leader. A 25-year industry leadership veteran, John O’Reilly joins Rank from William Hill Plc, where he served as Non-Executive Director (2017-2018). Furthermore, O’Reilly previously led and grew Ladbrokes’ digital operations …

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Steven Esom joins Rank Group as Non Executive Director

Rank Group Plc has confirmed the appointment of Steven Esom as a Non-Executive Director. Esom has joined the operator’s board as of 1 March, and will further act as principal chair to Rank Group’s remuneration committee, advising the operator on its audits and governance appointments. A UK retail expert, Esom has held leadership positions at Waitrose (Managing Director 2002-2007) and …

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Tim Scoble steps down as Rank Group Non-Executive Director

Rank Group Plc governance has announced that Non-Executive Director Tim Scoble is to step down from its board. Scoble leaves the gambling operator following five years’ board service. Scoble was charged with leading and advising Rank Group’s governance remuneration committee. The operator informed that Scoble had decided to step down from its board as outside commitments had grown substantially. Scoble …

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Rank goes from Burke to Birch

The Rank Group Plc has announced the appointment of Henry Birch, who will succeed Ian Burke as chief executive of Rank with effect from 6 May 2014. Burke, who is currently also executive chairman of Rank, will become non-executive chairman with effect from 6 May 2014.  The Rank board believes it appropriate to ensure that the company benefits from some …

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Rank Group Publish Profit Slump

Gaming and sports betting operator – Rank Group PLC, announced a pretax loss of £6.2M (€7.2M) for its operational performance for the six months ended 31 December 2013. The profit slump published by the operator, see’s Rank Group report a loss 23.5% on its 2012 performance reporting. The Interim results published on the 31st of January 2014. Rank Group. Key …

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