R.Franco Digital MD Miguel Lazaro Solana joins Carousel Group

Spanish industry news source Infoplay has disclosed that Miguel Lazaro Solana will step down as Managing Director of R.Franco Digital, joining new industry incumbent Carousel Group.

Lazaro Solana is reported to have joined Carousel Group’s enterprise team as Market Development Director focusing on launching new upcoming Spanish language online gambling properties.

A 20-year R.Franco executive, Lazaro Solana has served as Managing Director of the Spanish gambling group’s digital division since February 2018, overseeing the development of R.Franco online casino games and platform development.

Founded by industry entrepreneur Daniel Graetzer (CEO), Carousel Group is currently preparing for the launch of its two ‘new challenger brands’ SportsBetting.com and RaceBook.com – outlining that its properties will bring new dynamics and greater value to the saturated online betting scene.

In previous communications, CEO Daniel Graetzer has disclosed that Carousel Group is actively pursuing opportunities within LATAM developing markets.

Developing its executive team, last January Carousel Group announced the appointment of Phillip Wilson as the enterprise’s first Chief Operations Officer (COO).

Daniel Graetzer, Founder & CEO of Carousel Group, said: “I have known and respected Miguel Angel for several years and I am delighted to welcome him to the company and look forward to working closely with him as he builds out a new business unit to take our brands and products into new markets around the world.

“Miguel Angel brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience that will allow us to drive international growth and ensure maximum leverage of our flagship-brands SportsBetting.com and RaceBook.com, along with launching new brands and product verticals.”

Miguel Angel Lazaro Solana, Business Development Director at Carousel Group, said: “I am excited to join Carousel Group at the start of its journey. Over a very short space of time the company has built an incredible team of hugely talented individuals and I am honoured to join their ranks.

“I look forward to using my skills, knowledge and experience to help grow the business and to lead our current and future brands into new markets around the world and to play a key role in their success.”

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