888 governance promotes Schwartz & Sherman to lead group specialist functions

888 Holdings has confirmed the senior executive promotions of Yaniv Schwartz and Yaniv Sherman who will oversee specialist functions within the FTSE-listed firm’s operations.

Schwartz who has been with the operator since 2011, acting as Head of Dragonfish B2B gaming division will take on the specialist function on Head of Group Customer Risk Management.

Moving forward Schwartz will lead 888 group fraud and risk strategies as the operator targets accelerated growth within regulated European markets.

Meanwhile, Yaniv Sherman has been promoted to the position of Senior VP and Head of Group Commercial Development overseeing all 888 Holdings assets.

888 governance confirmed that Sherman’s promotion will lead to a ‘consolidation in group commercial functions’, with the senior executive taking over end-to-end commercial responsibility of the Dragonfish network.

In their new roles, both executives will report directly to Group CEO Itai Frieberger who confirmed the appointments to 888 shareholders.

“Our consistent focus and commitment to driving growth in regulated markets and compliance has led us to examine the group’s organisational and senior management structure,” Frieberger stated

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