Tag Archives: Philip Bowcock

Positive start sees William Hill confident of delivering on 2017 targets & projects

The governance of FTSE-listed bookmaker William Hill Plc is confident of meeting 2017 corporate expectations following a ‘positive start’ to the year. Issuing a trading update (17-week period to 25 April), William Hill reported a period growth in wagering and net revenues across all core divisions. Updating investors, the company expects its group net revenues to be 9% up on …

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William Hill culls digital product management team as Crispin Nieboer leads division’s restructure

FTSE-listed bookmaker William Hill has culled a number of senior management roles within the firm’s digital division, as the company seeks to restructure and re-strategize its online gambling assets. The restructure has seen William Hill depart with three senior staff members of its digital product operations; Stuart Weston as Sportsbook Director, James Curwen Chief Product Lead and Juergen Reutter Chief Experience …

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Worldpay’s Ruth Prior joins William Hill as new CFO

FTSE-listed William Hill Plc continues its executive team restructure confirming the appointment of Ruth Prior as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Prior who joins William Hill, from leading global payments provider Worldpay, where she served as Deputy CFO (2013 -2017), will takeover the operator’s financial leadership duties of Philip Bowcock who last month was promoted to William Hill Group …

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Philip Bowcock takes full leadership of William Hill Plc

The William Hill board of directors has this morning confirmed that acting Interim-CEO Philip Bowcock has been promoted to the position of Group Chief Executive Officer, taking on full leadership duties of the FTSE-listed betting operator. The official appointment of Bowcock as CEO, sees William Governance end its + 8-month search for a replacement to former leader James Henderson who …

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William Hill pushes for three-point recovery plan in 2017

William Hill governance has this morning published its full-year 2016 financial statement, in what has been a tough year for the FTSE-listed bookmaker, having to revise its corporate forecasts twice in one year due to higher costs and unfavourable sports results. Closing its 2016 performance, William Hill governance posted a group revenue rise of £1.6 billion in-line with 2015 results. …

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William Hill board to promote Philip Bowcock to Group CEO

The Financial Times has reported that William Hill governance will announce the promotion of Chief Financial Officer and ‘interim’ CEO Philip Bowcock to the corporate leadership position of Group Chief Executive this Friday. Bowcock who joined the FTSE operator in November 2015 from UK Cinema chain Cineworld Group, has been acting as interim William Hill leader following the departure of …

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Tough December sees William Hill issue further adjustment on 2016 profits

A tough December has seen FTSE 250 operator William Hill Plc issue a second profit warning for its full-year 2016 guidance following a set of ‘customer friendly’ results in its football and racing markets. Publishing a trading update, William Hill governance detailed to investors that closing its full-year 2016 performance, the firm’s earning guidance would be ‘at the bottom end’ …

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Road to Recovery! Industry awaits William Hill full-year 2016 results

Industry analyst are awaiting William Hill Plc’s full-year 2016 results which will be published on Monday 9 January. Following a year of woes for the FTSE-listed bookmaker, in which it had to issue an early profit warning following its first 2016 business quarter, industry commentators are eager to evaluate William Hill’s position coming into 2017. Hindered by the digital decline …

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Who Leads? William Hill struggling to find a CEO

The Financial Times has reported that FTSE-listed William Hill is struggling to find a new Chief Executive to officially lead the company following the departure of James Henderson in July. At present, William Hill leadership is being filled by interim-CEO Philip Bowcock, who joined the company last November as CFO from UK cinema chain ‘Cineworld’. The six-month search for Henderson’s …

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William Hill agrees long-term media rights partnership with The Racing Partnership

William Hill and The Racing Partnership (TRP) today announce they have agreed a long-term media rights deal. As a result of the deal William Hill will buy betting shop media rights directly from TRP, which represents 15 Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) owned racecourses and seven independent racecourses. This is the first time the company has purchased media rights directly from …

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