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William Hill to reshuffle leadership after O’Brien and Whitlam step down

William Hill continues to see a number of changes to its senior management after Ciaran O’Brien (Director of Corporate Communications), and Dan Whitlam (Head of Safer Gambling) confirmed that they will be stepping down from the company. O’Brien, spent five years at William Hill whereby he played a key role in establishing the operator’s responsible gambling strategy while also being …

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William Hill appoints Kirsty Gallacher as new Brand Ambassador

William Hill marketing has confirmed the appointment of former Sky Sports presenter Kirsty Gallacher, as its ‘New Brand Ambassador’. Gallacher one of the most recognisable UK sports journalists/broadcasters joins William Hill’s brand ambassadorial team, working alongside Robbie Savage (football) and Sir Tony McCoy (racing). In its update, William Hill details that Gallacher has signed a ‘long-term’ brand representative contract and …

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Graham Sharpe departs as William Hill media lead following 45-years of service

Graham Sharpe, William Hill’s Media Relations Director has confirmed to the Racing Post that he is leaving the bookmaker following 45 years of service. Sharpe who joined the bookmaker in 1972, has served as William Hill political betting lead and is the co-founder of the prestigious ‘William Hill Sportsbook of the Year’ prize, the firm’s longest serving sponsorship initiative. A …

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Ciaran O’Brien takes third place after strong start at Chepstow

Ciaran O’Brien, Communications Director at William Hill, made a great start on his Tipster Challenge appearance at Chepstow, but failed to build on victories from each of the first three races. O’Brien’s hat-trick of wins amounted to 5.29 points, which was 3.66 more than both Timeform and Stephen Harris, the horse racing Guru at bettingexpert. Both of our regular tipsters …

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William Hill’s Ciaran O’Brien takes Tipster Challenge at Chepstow

Ciaran O’Brien, Communications Director at William Hill, has entered the Tipster Challenge limelight for this week at Chepstow Races. Ciaran O’Brien was a star of the previous format, recording 16.50 points at Cheltenham in March 2016. A similar result would put him top of the table, ahead of current leader Alan Alger of Betway. Stephen Harris, Horse Racing Guru at …

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Tipster Challenge Results – Champion Chase drama at Cheltenham

The Guests took charge at the top of the Tipster Challenge leaderboard on a memorable day at the Cheltenham Festival. Ciaran O’Brien, Communications Director at William Hill ended the day with an incredible 16.5 points after race wins for Diego Du Charmil (13/2), Ballyandy (5/1) and an emotional Nico de Boinville on Sprinter Sacre (5/1). For the first time, bettingexpert have …

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Ladbrokes Corporate Affairs Director Ciaran O’Brien departs for William Hill

Ladbrokes Director of Corporate Affairs’ Ciaran O’Brien has departed the operator to join competitor William Hill, ending his ten year term leading Ladbrokes corporate policy. O’Brien will join William Hill as Director of Corporate Communications. O’Brien joined Ladbrokes in 1994 from public relations and media communications agency Red Consultancy. He has held a key role in shaping Ladbrokes Plc’s corporate …

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