Tag Archives: Jette Nygaard-Andersen

Enlabs acquisition drives Entain’s international expansion

Entain’s acquisition of Swedish iGaming operator Enlabs AB and Portuguese online sportsbook Bet.pt has driven a 30% expansion in its international operations. A leading operator in the Baltic region, the Enlabs acquisition has enabled Entain to enter this market for the first time in its operating history via the Optibet brand. Enlabs is a market leader in Latvia, the second …

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Entain to deploy new affordability model across UK brands

Entain Plc will deploy a ‘new affordability model’ across its entire UK brand portfolio, to detect customers at ‘greatest risk of potential financial harm’, ensuring early intervention from its customer care teams. The model – which has been ‘under development for the past 18-months’ – has been configured by Entain’s proprietary ‘ARC’ (Advanced Responsibility and Care) safer gambling player monitoring …

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Entain aims for new horizons in its journey towards gender parity

Jette Nygaard-Andersen takes charge of Entain as new CEO

Entain Plc has declared continued strides towards achieving its group-wide gender pay parity objectives after publishing its annual ‘Everyone’s in the Game’ – gender pay gap report. The FTSE100 firm underlined its position as ‘the betting sector’s most inclusive employer’ achieving a median hourly pay gap of 7.1%, significantly lower than the UK’s national average of 15.5% for mass-market businesses. …

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Entain requests rent cuts to assist retail bookmakers

Entain has written to landlords requesting rent cuts ahead of the reopening of the UK’s retail betting sector, which has faced significant financial constraints over the past year. The group currently operates over 3,000 licenced betting shops in over 30 different countries, but the request has only been extended to landlords with leases due to expire within the next two …

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Entain appoints Lt Gen Davis as first Foundation chairman

Entain Plc has appointed Lieutenant General Ed Davis (CBE), the former Governor of Gibraltar, as the first independent chair of the ‘Entain Foundation’ leading the FTSE100’s global sustainability and social responsibility duties. Lt Gen Davis, who ended his tenure as Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Gibraltar in 2020, will lead the governance oversight of the Entain Foundation – which is formalising …

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Entain stands by Pitching In commitment despite Trident Leagues season cancellation

Entain Plc will maintain its ‘Pitching In’ grassroots football and community funding scheme, despite the 2020/2021 season abandonment ordered by its Trident Leagues partners. The assurance comes following the decision of the Trident Leagues Isthmian, Northern Premier and Southern Leagues to prematurely conclude their seasons due to COVID-19’s impact on staging fixtures. In addition, the cancellation follows Entain making its …

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Nygaard-Andersen – Girls Who Code partnership will “support girls and women to be great”

To commemorate International Women’s Day 2021, global sports betting and online gaming operator Entain announced a wave of financial support to initiatives encouraging women to embark on careers in the technology sector. Coinciding with the beginning of this campaign drive, Entain held a company-wide online event discussing the role of women in business and in technology.  In the panel, newly-appointed …

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Entain embraces sustainable energy with carbon-neutral pledge

Entain, the holding company behind Ladbrokes and Coral, has announced a new commitment to sustainable energy, pledging to become completely carbon neutral by no later than 2025. The operator will reduce and offset emissions within its own operations, in addition to cooperating with suppliers to decarbonise its supply chain. The group currently maintains a 24,000-strong workforce spread across 4,5000 retail …

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Jette Nygaard-Andersen: Entain must sharpen its customer centric approach

Jette Nygaard-Andersen takes charge of Entain as new CEO

Jette Nygaard-Andersen, the new CEO at Entain, made her debut corporate statement this morning by stating that she wishes to pursue a ‘customer centric’ strategy across the FTSE100 global gambling portfolio.  Joining Entain in January 2021, the CEO has ‘immersed’ herself in the company to become familiar with the ‘people, operations and customers’, having already known ‘a fair bit about …

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International expansion assists Entain with COVID-19 comeback

Jette Nygaard-Andersen takes charge of Entain as new CEO

Entain Plc has swung back into the black with the group’s expansion into regulated markets along with its pivot towards online betting offsetting the impact that COVID-19 has had retail operations. Publishing its full-year results for the period January – December 2020, Entain declared revenues of £3.56 billion, a ‘flat’ change from the £3.57 billion recorded in 2019. Underlying EBITDA …

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