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Industry People Moves: April

Gaming Eminence's round up of people moves across the industry covered in the month of April.


Board Appointments

Month

Type

Who

​Board

April 2022

Board Appointment

Ben Warn

Checkd Group - Chairman

April 2022

Board Appointment

Carolan Lennon

Flutter - Non Executive Director

April 2022

Board Appointment

Michael Ahearne

GiG - Board Director

April 2022

Board Appointment

Sara Slane

Playmaker Capital - Board Director

April 2022

Board Appointment

Mark Harrison

Playmaker Capital - Board Director

April 2022

Board Appointment

Nick Earl

SciPlay - Board Director

April 2022

Board Appointment

Richard McGuire

Sportech - Non Executive Director

April 2022

Board Appointment

Clive Whiley

Sportech - Non Executive Director

April 2022

Board Appointment

Marcus Rich

XLMedia - Non Executive Director

Hires

Month

Move Type

Who

From

To

April 2022

Hire

Howard Mittman

Record Search - Founder

888 Holding - President, 888 U.S.

April 2022

Hire

Christopher Browne

Washington Nationals - Sr Manager, Communications

AGA - Director, Media Relations

April 2022

Hire

Tres York

NCSL - Legislative Director

AGA - Sr Director, Government Relations

April 2022

Hire

Annabelle Goese

​Resource for the Future - Prospect Research

​AGA - Sr Manager, Member Services

April 2022

Hire

Jacob Verret

WorkJam - VP

​Axes - Chief Information Security Officer

April 2022

Hire

Danielle Parsons

GAN - Sr. Director, Product Partnerships

​Axes - Chief Operating Officer

April 2022

Hire

Mikkel Munch-Jacobsgaard

SEB - Sr Institutional Equity Sales

Better Collective - Director of Investor Relations

April 2022

Hire

Andrew Isidoro

iTech Media - Global Head of SEO & Content Marketing

​Blexr - CMO

April 2022

Hire

Nick Walker

​iTech Media - Head of Agile Delivery

​Blexr - COO

April 2022

Hire

​Paul Lowery

Sky Betting & Gaming - US Sports Trading Lead

​Checkd Group - Head of Sports

April 2022

Hire

​Mark Kemp

​BoyleSports - CEO

​DAZN BET - CEO

April 2022

Hire

Sandeep Tiku

Entain - COO

DAZN BET - CTO

April 2022

Hire

​Inesa Glazaite

Lunvr - General Manager

​Delasport - Sr Sales Director

April 2022

Hire

​Sandy Drozd

​Wynn Las Vegas - Executive Director

​Elys Gaming - VP, Special Projects

April 2022

Hire

Tricia Alcamo

Spectrum Enterprise - Group VP, Human Resources

FanDuel - Chief People Officer

April 2022

Hire

​Janis Sliede

​Twitch - Premium Partner

Green Jade Games - Head of Content Creation

April 2022

Hire

​Cecillia Wachtmeister

​Ericsson - VP, Head of Group Sourcing

Kambi - Chief Commercial Officer

April 2022

Hire

​Mike Kirwan

Kindred Group - Head of UK Customer Marketing

Lottoland - VP of UK and Ireland

April 2022

Hire

​Marc Thomas

Propus Partners - Partners

​Metric Gaming - Chief Commercial Officer


​Month

Move Type

Who

From

To

April 2022

Hire

​Nelson Parker

Driftwood Capital - Managing Director

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment - SVP, Strategic Development

April 2022

Hire

Jaime Costello

NY Council on Problem Gambling - Bureau Director

​NCPG - Director of Programs

April 2022

Hire

​Thor Gjermund Eriksen

​NRK - Head of Broadcasting

Norsk Tipping - CEO

April 2022

Hire

​Stewart Groumoutis

BCLC - Director, eGaming

OpenBet - VP, Commercial Canada

April 2022

Hire

​Bruce Lowthers

​FIS - President

​Paysafe - CEO

April 2022

Hire

Adam Seaborn

​Kingstar Media - Director, Sales and Media Operations

Playmaker Capital - Head of Partnerships (North America)

April 2022

Hire

​Jon Bowden

GVC Group - Gala Brand Director

​PlayStar - Chief Marketing Officer

April 2022

Hire

Brett Jackman

Rogers Communication - Sr Director, Corp Strategy & Planning

​PointsBet - VP of Strategy Canada

April 2022

Hire

Marcus Yoder

​GAN - SVP Sales and Sales Operations

Playtech - Chief Commercial Officer

April 2022

Hire

​Pariekshit Maadishetti

Gridlogic - Managing Director

​SCCG - Leadership Team

April 2022

Hire

​Lisa Kampf

Ambac - Managing Director, Investor Relations

​Super Group (SGHC) - VP, Investor Relations

April 2022

​Hire

​Steve Schrier

​SG Digital - Chief Commercial Officer (Feb 2020)

​Tekkorp Capital - Associate Partner

April 2022

Hire

​Crispin Nieboer

​William Hill - Group Director, Corporate Development & Strategy

​Tekkorp Capital - Partner

April 2022

Hire

​Rohini Sardana

​SIS Betting - Head of Product Propositions

Pinnacle Sports - Business Development Director

April 2022

Hire

​Alice Timson

​Gaming Realms - Commercial Account Manager

​Realistic Games - Head of Client Services

April 2022

Hire

Elbruz Yilmaz

​Bitpanda - Managing Director, Turkey & Mena (2021)

​Paysafe - SVP Crypto

April 2022

Hire

​Pablo Ruano

​Lendon Group - Spain General Manager

TrueLayer - Country Manager, Spain

Promotions

​Month

​Move Type

​Who

Company

Previous Role

Promoted to

​April 2022

Promotion

​Mathew Ellis

Accel Entertainment

SVP, Corporate Strategy

Chief Financial Officer

April 2022

Promotion

Brandon Leggiero

AGA

​Director of Member & Partner Relations

​Sr Director of Member & Partner Relations

April 2022

Promotion

​Gabrielle Voorhees

AGA

Sr Director of Finance

​VP of Finance

April 2022

Promotion

​Alex Costello

​AGA

Sr Director, Government Affairs

​VP of Government Relations

April 2022

Promotion

​David Forman

​AGA

​Sr Director of Research

​VP of Research

April 2022

Promotion

​Ian Brown

​Axes

​Chief Technology Officer of Apps

​Chief Information Officer

April 2022

Promotion

​Rosalinda Van Rooyen

​Axes

​COO

​Chief Product Officer

April 2022

Promotion

​Dan MacDonald

​BetMakers

​Head of Product

Chief Digital Officer

April 2022

Promotion

​Malinda Miener

​Holland Casino

​Director Privacy, Security & Legal Compliance

​Chief Compliance Officer

April 2022

Promotion

​Maksym Liashko

​Parimatch

​Co-CEO

CEO

April 2022

Promotion

​Vsevolod Lapin

​Playson

​Head of Product Development

COO

April 2022

Promotion

​Bjorn Krantz

​Yggdrasil

​Chief of Global Market Operations

​CEO