UK betting media group, The Racing Post has confirmed the appointment of Nikos Kryvossidis as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Kryvossidis takes over from Paul Carse who departed the business earlier this year.
Kryvossidis joins Racing Post leadership team, from UK National Lottery operator Camelot Group, where he previously served as CTO of Camelot UK Digital properties (2015-2017). Kryvossidis has further industry tech leadership experience have held executive positions at OpenBet (2011-2015).
Racing Post continues to invest in expanding its digital capabilities and product portfolio. This investment in digital is evident with the recent appointment of Edgardo Savoy in the newly created role of Director of Software Engineering. Savoy joined from Paddy Power Betfair where he held roles across the retail and digital sides of the business.
Racing Post CEO Alan Byrne commented on the appointments: “Having the expertise, flair and skills of both Nikos and Edgardo is a great boost for Racing Post. Both have considerable experience, not only in all technical aspects of our industry but in working for global organisations.”
Nikos Kryvossidis commented on joining Racing Post leadership: “I am looking forward to working with such a respected brand as Racing Post and building on the company’s recent successes”.
Edgardo Savoy backed Racing Post digital ambitions: “Racing Post is an amazing brand and the company has a great customer culture. The journey ahead is all about using technology to create value for customers, at pace. It’s exciting.”