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Sisal forms National Lottery advisory led by Karren Brady CBE

Sisal SPA has announced the formation of a UK Advisory Board that will be led by Baroness Karren Brady (CBE).  Competing in the UK government’s Fourth National Lottery competition, Sisal has formed a high-profile advisory to provide its bid team with expert oversight on the management of raising money for good causes via the National Lottery. A Conservative Party life-peer …

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Entain board appoints Mark Gregory as chair of remuneration

Entain Plc has continued to restructure its corporate governance team after confirming the appointment of Mark Gregory as an Independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.  Gregory has been appointed as the Chair of the FTSE100 group’s remuneration committee and will also hold a seat on the audit and nomination committees. An expert in corporate finance, business transformation and M&A, Gregory …

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Digital transition helps Camelot bounceback from covid retail disruptions

Camelot UK has underscored its ‘digital resilience’ after the National Lottery operator recorded its second-highest interim performance, generating ticket sales of £3.85 billion. Publishing its six-month results for the financial year of 2020/2021 (period ending 30 September), Camelot revealed that it had overcome an ‘18% hit in sales’ at the start of the pandemic in April. During the trading period, …

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MP Philip Davies defends GVC contract against media backlash 

Conservative minister Philip Davies (MP for Shipley) has hit back at ‘inaccurate reporting’ by The Guardian which disclosed his paid work for GVC Holdings.  On Wednesday 11 November, the Guardian published a report revealing that Davies and fellow Tory minister Laurence Robertson (MP for Tewkesbury) had taken on consultancy jobs advising betting and gaming organisations. Citing Parliamentary disclosures, the Guardian …

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GVC promotes ‘proven talent’ Hurst to Group Corporate Affairs lead

GVC Holdings has this morning confirmed the promotion of Grainne Hurst to the position of Group Corporate Affairs Director, becoming a member of the FTSE250’s firm’s executive leadership team. Hurst has formerly served as GVC’s Director of Responsible Gambling, a position she held since the Group’s acquisition of the Ladbrokes Coral Group in March 2017, where she led the company’s …

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