Tag Archives: Mark Kemp

DAZN keeps recruitment focus with CMO and UK/Ontario MD appointments

DAZN’s recruitment strategy of hiring experienced industry executives to head its new DAZN Bet venture has continued, hiring two more former senior Entain employees. Shane McLaughlin joins DAZN Bet as Managing Director for the UK and Ontario, ending a nearly 13 year career with Entain which saw him hold six positions, with the most recent being Director of Digital Business …

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DAZN BET further enhances management as Gemma Burge takes safer gambling lead

DAZN has hired another industry veteran to the leadership team of its sports betting venture DAZN BET, appointing Gemma Burge as Head of Safer Gambling.  Burge specialises in risk management and safer gambling for the online and land-based betting and gaming sectors, having accumulated experience over a 15 year career, which included employment at Sky Bet and William Hill. At …

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Mark Kemp to lead DAZN BET’s ‘imminent disruption’ of global sportsbook markets

A week following its announcement that it will launch its sportsbook venture by the start of the 2022/2023 football season, global sports OTT platform DAZN Group has confirmed that Mark Kemp will lead its new sportsbook unit as Chief Executive of DAZN BET. As CEO  DAZN BET, Kemp will work towards the venture’s  goal to ‘revitalise’ and ‘disrupt’ the casual …

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John Boyle returns to BoyleSports to lead CEO hunt

BoyleSports has confirmed to media that Mark Kemp has chosen to step down as Chief Executive of the Irish bookmaker. Kemp is understood to be leaving the Dundalk business, to take an executive position within the new sportsbook division of DAZN – the multi-billion-pound financed streaming platform backed by Sir Leonard Blavatnik’s Access Industries fund. The decision sees Kemp leave …

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BoyleSports to operate in Dutch market via Aspire Global’s solution

In entering the Netherlands, BoyleSports has formed an agreement with Aspire Global to utilise its full turnkey platform solution including managed services.  Aspire Global has stated that it will provide the Irish bookmaker with its full proprietary offering comprising the platform (PAM), casino games and sports betting through its BtoBet sportsbook.  Mark Kemp, BoyleSports CEO, commented: “While planning for our …

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BoyleSports extends Wolves deal to ‘reinforce commitment’ to UK expansion

BoyleSports has moved to enhance its marketing and branding in the UK sports betting market by renewing its existing partnership with Wolverhampton Wanderers FC. The extension of the sponsorship agreement will see the Drogheda-based bookmaker continue to operate as the official Molineux betting partner of the West Midlands club for the 2021/22 Premier League season. This comes with a range …

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BoyleSports enhances UK and Ireland marketing with Newcastle Utd deal

BoyleSports has become the new UK & Ireland betting partner of Newcastle United FC, strengthening its brand visibility and marketing to football fans on both sides of the Irish Sea. The operator, which is active in both the UK and Ireland sports wagering markets, will gain exposure from branded betting terminals installed at the Magpies’ 52,305 St James Park stadium …

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BoyleSports hungry for the retail cuts of William Hill sell-off

BoyleSports is monitoring William Hill developments closely, as the Dundalk betting group eyes executing its long-mooted UK expansion by acquiring ‘some-or-all’ of William Hill’s retail portfolio. Led by new chief executive, Mark Kemp, BoyleSports joins a raft of competitors eyeing William Hill offcuts – as UK and European assets will not be maintained by new owner Caesars Entertainment who completed …

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BoyleSports confirms Mark Kemp as inbound CEO

BoyleSports has this weekend confirmed the forthcoming appointment of Mark Kemp as new company Chief Executive.  Kemp is expected to join the Dundalk betting group this coming August, replacing incumbent Conor Gray as CEO. BoyleSports confirmed to media that Gray would be transitioned to a commercial development executive role focused on international expansion projects. The former managing director of Ladbrokes …

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