888 Holdings PLC (888.L)
888.L on London Stock Exchange
21 Mar 2019
21 Mar 2019
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|66||2016||Non-Executive Chairman of the Board|
|2019||Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director|
|54||2005||Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director|
|65||2016||Senior Independent Non-Executive Director|
|2017||IR Contact Officer|
|Mr. Brian Mattingley is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of 888 Holdings Plc. He was Deputy Chairman of the Company and Senior Independent Non-Executive Director from March 2006 until March 2012, and was then Chief Executive Officer until March 2016. He joined the Board in August 2005. He was previously Chief Executive of Gala Regional Developments Limited until 2005. From 1997 to 2003 he was Group Finance and Strategy Director of Gala Group Plc, prior to which he was Chief Executive of Ritz Bingo Limited. He has held senior executive positions with Kingfisher Plc and Dee Corporation Plc. In his capacity as Chairman of the UK Bingo Association, Mr. Mattingley spent a great deal of time with regulators, which has assisted in the Board’s understanding of UK gaming regulation and laws. Mr. Mattingley has been in the gaming industry since 1993, and launched one of the UK’s first online bingo sites whilst at Gala.|
|Mr. Itai Pazner is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Itai Pazner has in-depth and widespread understanding of both 888 and the online gaming industry having spent the past 17 years with the Group. Prior to becoming COO in 2017, Itai Pazner spent more than six years as Senior Vice President ('SVP') of the Group's B2C Division where he oversaw the significant development of 888's market-leading brands as well as having oversight of the Group's marketing, customer support functions, and operations.|
|Mr. Aviad Kobrine is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of 888 Holdings Public Plc. He has been Chief Financial Officer of the Company since June 2005, and was appointed to the Board in August 2005. From October 2004 he was a consultant to the Company. Previously, he was a banker with the Media Telecoms Investment Banking Group of Lehman Brothers and prior to that, he was a senior associate with Slaughter and May. He holds a Masters in Finance from the London Business School (Distinction), a BA in Economics and an LLB from Tel Aviv University. Mr. Kobrine brings with him extensive finance, economic and analytical experience, in-depth knowledge of the Group and detailed knowledge of the City’s workings.|
|Mr. Itai Frieberger is Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 2 March 2016. He was previously Chief Operating Officer since April 2011, and was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director on 13 May 2015. He also serves as Managing Director of the Company’s Israeli subsidiary, Random Logic Ltd. He has worked for the Group since 2003, and previously served as Senior Vice President of Product Technologies, as well as leading various parts of the business such as marketing, product and business development. Prior to joining the Group, he held several management positions at Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators. Mr. Frieberger brings to the role operational experience both from within and outside the online gaming sector, as well as personal relationships and valuable insight into the industry as a whole.|
|Ms. Anne De Kerckhove is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Anne is currently the CEO of Iron - a startup studio specialized in digital subscription - where she also spearheads Iron Capital. Anne is currently the CEO of Iron Group – a startup studio specialised in digital subscription - where she also spearheads Iron Capital. Previously, she was the Managing Director EMEA for Videology, Global Director of Reed Elsevier, and COO and International Managing Director at Inspired Gaming Group. Ms. de Kerckhove is also an angel investor and mentor for early-stage startups and entrepreneurial funds including Metail, CRE and Daphni, and holds board positions with 7digital, WeMoms and Snowite. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and an MBA from INSEAD. Ms. de Kerckhove is a member of the Company’s Remuneration Committee, Audit Committee and Nominations Committee, and is expected to join the Gaming Compliance Committee during 2018.|
|Mr. Zvika Zivlin has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective May 9th 2017. Zvika is the Founder and Managing Partner of Tulip Capital, the exclusive partner firm of Wells Fargo Securities in Israel, is a strategic partner to Alias Tech (JB Capital), and currently serves on the advisory board of Infinidat Ltd. Mr. Zivlin has been engaged in projects covering the fields of insurance, banking, real estate, technology and communications, and was previously Chief Executive Officer of Trans4u Ltd and Chief Financial Officer of GSI Group. Mr. Zivlin holds an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics, an MBA from Tel Aviv University (1st year, with distinction) and a BA in Economics and Management from Tel Aviv University (with distinction). Mr. Zivlin is the Chairman of the Company’s Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.|
|Mr. Ron McMillan is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was the PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Finance Partner, Northern Regional Chairman of the UK firm and Deputy Chairman and Head of Assurance for the Middle East firm, in addition to serving as audit engagement leader on a number of major listed companies. He is the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of N Brown Group Plc and SCS Plc and Chairman of the Audit Committee of B&M European Value Retail SA and Homeserve plc. Mr. McMillan is the Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee, Nominations Committee and Gaming Compliance Committee. Having worked in PwC’s assurance business for 38 years, Mr. McMillan brings to the Board a deep understanding of auditing, financial reporting regulatory matters and corporate governance. Ron McMillan was appointed as Non-Executive Director on 15 May 2014, and Senior Independent Director on 9 May 2016.|
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