Changes In The Board Of Directors Of Entain Plc
Entain plc, global sports group and games, announced that jette naigard andersen, until recently, an independent non executive director of entain, appointed general director.
Shai seguev, leaves the director’s post immediately and will remain accessible to jette, council and management until july 8 to facilitate the transition period. In addition, rob wood, the financial director of entain, immediately will receive the position of depety general director for its current position, and sandip tika, the chief operating operatinger entain, will enther the council later this year.
Jette nigard-andersen joined the entain council as an independent non-executive director in 2019. As a member of the jette council plays an important role in developing an entain growth and sustainability strategy. She has more than 20 years of experience in leading and operating positions in the media field, entertainment, sports and digital technology industry, as well as extensive experience with fast-growing companies engaged in online and mobile entertainment of a new generation offering video games, cybersport, and video contest on social networks. Thus, it will bring significant experience in the position of director general, which reflects the entain evolution in the entertainment-oriented company.
Rob wood was appointed financial director in march 2019, after six years of work as a financial director of the british retail division. Rob played a decisive role in improving the financial indicators of the group and the implementation of a new strategy announced in november. To continue development, rob will now take responsibility for all operations in the role of financial director and depetor and mergers and acquisitions.
Sandip tika joined entain (then bwin.Party) in june 2014. Having worked for four years as the main technological director of the group, in july 2020, he became an operating director of the group to manage entain’s activities at the expense of technologies and improving operational efficiency. Sandip played an important role in the development of an entain proprietary technological platform leading in the industry and also contributed to the integration of bwin company.Party, ladbrokes and coral in the group. His appointment to the board of directors, which will come into force later this year, reflects the importance of the technological platform for the continu.
Barry gibson, chairman entain, noted:
"We were very lucky that jette is such an outstanding candidate and a ready-made general director. She has already deeply plunged into the entin strategy and clearly shares our ambitions to become the world leader in sports rates and game entertainment.
Jette and i were very impressed with rob. It is very well appreciated both inside and outside the company and additional responsibilities will allow him to continue to develop their operational skills, as well as to control the key principle of our aspirations by means of mergers and acquisitions.
Sandip participated in the development of the unique patented entain technological platform, which is a source of significant competitive advantage. His appointment not only reflects his contribution to the success of entain, but also consistent with our goal to have a wider range of experience and contributions to the council. ".
Jette nigard andersen commented:
"I am very pleased to continue the impulse that entain has in existing markets and also help her go to new regulated markets and attract a new audience. I am glad that rob agreed to take over wider responsibilities and the importance of our patented technology is recognized due to the council of sandipa to the council.
I am deeply committed to entain’s desire to ensure the best level of protection of players and his philosophy in the industry, according to which the most sustainable business in our industry will be the most successful in our industry. I can not wait to start ".
Source: entain plc official website