Tag Archives: Markus Ettlin

Merkur Sportwetten increases stake in Belgium’s Betcenter

Gauselmann Group subsidiary Merkur Sportwetten GmbH has grown its presence in the Belgian market after increasing its holding in Betcenter Group NV from 50.1% to 74.9%. The partial sale, which came in with retroactive effect on 1 January 2020, will mean that Seydi Tekin will remain as chief executive officer of Betcenter in the long term. Meanwhile Carsten Schaudienst will …

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Rene Abou el Alla joins Merkur Sportwetten as new CPO

Merkur Sportwetten has strengthened its leadership team after confirming the appointment of Rene Abou el Alla as the group’s new Chief Product Officer (CPO). Rene will join the Gauselmann Group subsidiary, with his role due to oversee the establishment of  a professional product management system in cooperation with the company’s own betting operator and product company, Cashpoint Solutions.  “The sports …

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Merkur Sportwetten hires Markus Ettlin as new management spokesman

Having recently expanded its presence into the Polish sports betting market with a Totolotek SA takeover, Merkur Sportwetten GmbH has announced that it has hired Markus Ettlin as its new Managing Director and Chairman. Ettlin joins Merkur Sportwetten after holding the position of senior manager at the duty-free provider Gebr. Heinemann for 18 years. He joined the Gauselmann Group in …

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