Jim Supple, former William Hill Retail Operations Director and former Trading Director at Betfair, has joined UK operator Win Cash Live as Chief Operating Officer. Supple will be based at the company’s Bournemouth HQ and will lead the day-to-day running of the company.
At William Hill, he led an operation of 2350 high street betting offices and a workforce of over 15,000 people. At Betfair, he planned and delivered a major change programme in the risk-based trading function in readiness for the Company’s next generation of online sports betting offering.
Win Cash Live recently announced plans to spend seven figures on above-the-line marketing with Arena Media, a London-based media agency. Coupled with this senior appointment, the company has major plans for 2016 and beyond.
Ashley Faull, Founder and CEO of Win Cash Live, said: “I’m delighted that Jim has joined us to help us execute on our very ambitious targets for 2016 and beyond. His senior-level experience in the gambling industry and proven leadership skills will prove invaluable in getting us to where we want to go.
“Jim will also be a key part of our hiring push, particularly on the trading side here in Bournemouth, as we seek to bolster our team with experienced and talented gambling industry professionals across a range of disciplines.”
About the news, Supple said: “From the moment I met Ashley I knew that he was serious about building a world-class organisation and I knew I had to be a part of it. I’m excited to be leading the efforts to drive the company to the forefront of the industry.”