Tag Archives: Lee Feldman

Gibson takes reign of GVC governance confronting new realities 

FTSE250-listed GVC Holdings has begun a new era of governance under the stewardship of Barry Gibson who will take up the role of Company Chairman. Updating its investors this morning, GVC detailed that Gibson had taken full control of Chairman responsibilities, ending incumbent Lee Feldman’s 12-year tenure leading the FTSE-listed firm’s corporate governance structures and oversight of leadership directives. Closing …

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GVC appoints ‘digital pro’ Jette Nygaard-Andersen as corporate advisor

FTSE gambling group GVC Holdings has bolstered its corporate governance capacity, confirming the appointment of Jette Nygaard-Andersen as an Independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. A 20-year executive in media, entertainment and digital enterprise, Nygaard-Andersen is the former VP and Chief Executive of Stockholm-listed media conglomerate Modern Times Group’s EMEA division. Recognised as one of Scandinavian businesses top digital executives, …

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GVC Holdings confirms Barry Gibson as new Chairman

GVC Holdings has confirmed the appointment of Barry Gibson as the operator group’s Non-Executive Chairman, with the appointment taking effect from today. Over the weekend, Sky News, The Times and The Daily Telegraph reported that Gibson would assume the new position, due to succeed Lee Feldman who will step down on 27 February 2020.  Stephen Morana, GVC’s Senior Independent Non-Executive …

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GVC expected to confirm Barry Gibson as new Chairman

This weekend, UK business news sources have reported that GVC Holdings will confirm the appointment of Barry Gibson as new Group Chairman of the FTSE gambling firm. Sky News, The Times and The Daily Telegraph report that Gibson is regarded by GVC’s board as the man to soothe investor relations, following the firm’s governance dispute in relation to outgoing Chairman …

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Kenneth Alexander underlines long-term GVC leadership commitment

Kenneth Alexander, Group Chief Executive of FTSE gambling group GVC Holdings, has underlined his long-term commitment to the company by purchasing £5 million worth of shares. GVC’s leader confirmed that he had acquired 833,000 shares at a purchase price of 588.17p – the transaction sees Alexander increase his total shareholding in the firm to approximately 2.5 million shares. Issuing a …

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GVC confirms agreed departure of Lee Feldman as Chairman

This weekend, UK business news sources reported that GVC Holdings seeks a new Chairman, as incumbent Lee Feldman is preparing to announce his formal departure from the FTSE100 betting group. The news of the departure comes amid GVC investor backlash at Feldman and Chief Executive Kenneth Alexander having offloaded a combined 3 million of company shares, at the presumed ‘discounted …

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GVC confirms departure of Paul Bowtell as Group CFO

Further to publishing its Q3 2018 trading update, the governance of FTSE100 GVC Holdings has today confirmed the upcoming departure of Paul Bowtell as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO).   Updating the market, GVC confirms that Bowtell will depart the company’s executive leadership team on 5 March 2019, further disclosing that Bowtell will join London private equity firm Alchemy Partners. …

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GVC appoints ‘US-Pro’ Virginia McDowell as new corporate advisor

FTSE-listed gambling group GVC Holdings has confirmed the appointment of Virginia McDowell as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect. A 35-year industry veteran, McDowell will advise GVC governance and leadership on US market growth strategies, stakeholder management, resource planning and execution. McDowell was the former President and CEO of Isle of Capri Casinos, from 2011 until her retirement in …

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Norbert Teufelberger departs GVC Holdings governance

Issuing a market update, FTSE-listed online gambling group GVC Holdings has confirmed that former party.bwin Entertainment Chief Executive Norbert Teufelberger has stepped down from his duties as a company Non-Executive Director. Teufelberger had been appointed a GVC Holdings governance member, following the company’s 2016 £1 billion outright acquisition of bwin.party Entertainment. Updating stakeholders, GVC announced that Teufelberger had finished his …

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GVC Holdings appoints Jane Anscombe as Independent Director & Chair of Remuneration Committee

FTSE listed online gambling group GVC Holdings has confirmed the appointment of Jane Anscombe as an Independent Non-Executive Director. An investment and communications specialist Anscombe has over thirty-years’ experience in finance for the gaming, leisure and entertainment sectors.  She has held senior executive positions at Rank Group, Carlton Communications and Edison Investment Research. Further to joining GVC as an independent …

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