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888 confirms Lord Mendelsohn as inbound chairman for critical 2021 proceedings

888 Holdings has filed a notice with the London Stock Exchange, confirming that Lord Jonathan Mendelsohn will replace Brian Mattingley as its designate company chairman. The appointment of Lord Mendelsohn as new chairman is scheduled to take place at 888’s next annual general meeting in May 2021, with Mattingley officially resigning from all governance duties.  In its notice, 888 highlighted …

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888 confirms Yariv Dafna as inbound Group CFO 

The board of 888 Holdings has confirmed the inbound appointment of Yariv Dafna as its new Group CFO, replacing long-term incumbent Aviad Kobrine. Back in January, Kobrine confirmed that he would end his 15-year tenure as an 888 corporate and governance executive.   Issuing a filing with the London Stock Exchange, 888 stated that Dafna will join the firm’s executive leadership …

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888 appoints VC expert Limor Ganot as a corporate advisor

The board of 888 Holdings has expanded its governance advisory, confirming the appointment of Limor Ganot as a corporate non-executive director. A seasoned executive in corporate financing and strategic planning for technology enterprises, Ganot is the Managing Partner of US/Israeli venture capital fund Gefen Capital. An Israeli business figurehead, Ganot has further served as CO-CEO and VP of Business Development …

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888 seeks new financial lead as Aviad Kobrine ends CFO tenure

Issuing a corporate filing, 888 Holdings has confirmed that Aviad Kobrine has chosen to end his 15-year tenure as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the LSE-listed online gambling group. Updating investors, 888 governance informs that Kobrine will continue to act as CFO until a replacement is found, helping company leadership through its transition period. Commenting on his upcoming departure, Kobrine said: …

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888 defends Mattingley reappointment despite investor concerns

Online gambling group 888 Holdings has defended its decision to put non-executive chairman Brian Mattingley up for re election, citing Mattingley’s wealth of experience within the gambling industry as a key factor.  The decision follows on from a meeting with investors in which 21% voted against re-election of Mattingley at the company’s annual meeting in May. Mattingley’s re-election faced opposition …

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888 confirms Mark Summerfield as Audit Chair

London-listed online gambling group 888 Holdings Plc has strengthened its governance advisory by confirming the appointment of Mark Summerfield as a new Non-Executive Director. An expert in the auditing and financial planning of large-scale enterprises, Summerfield is the former Partner and Global Head of Gaming for ‘big-4’ accountancy KPMG (2003-2017). During his executive tenure at KPMG, Summerfield further served as …

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888 reports “sweeping changes” amid UK woes

Online gambling group 888 Holdings has reported record earnings throughout 2018 in its full year report, despite trying to navigate a tricky regulatory landscape across its core UK market. The group reported a two per cent decrease in its overall Group Revenue from $541.8m (£415.3m) in 2017 to $529.9m (£406.1m). The operator put this down to the increased competition in …

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Brian Mattingley joins fast growth Football Index as Non-Exec Chairman

Football Index has moved to strengthen its corporate governance and leadership, confirming the appointments of renowned industry executives Brian Mattingley and Mark Blandford as corporate advisors, supporting new company CFO Andrew Burns. Updating the market, Football Index confirms Brian Mattingley as non-executive chairman, a role he will combine alongside his current non-exec chairmanship of FTSE-listed online gambling group 888 Holdings, …

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888 appoints media expert Anne de Kerckhove as new governance advisor

London listed online gambling group 888 Holdings has moved to strengthen its governance advisory, confirming the appointment of Anne de Kerckhove as a new non-executive director. A seasoned media technologies and gambling executive, Kerckhove is currently the chief executive digital subscription firm Iron Group. Kerckhove has prior industry experience having served as International Managing Director of gaming systems provider Inspired …

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888 Holdings posts ‘resilient 2015’ despite increased regulatory impacts

Presenting its audited full-year 2015 results (period ending 31 December 2015), the governance of FTSE listed igaming operator 888 Holdings (888) has described 2015 corporate performance as resilient in facing imposed regulatory impacts. Outlining 2015 core metrics, 888 would post group revenues of $462 million (£320 million), 2% up on 2014’s $455 million. The operator noted that on a like-for-like …

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