Tag Archives: Crispin Nieboer

Executive shake-up sees William Hill appoint Ulrik Bengtsson as Group Digital Chief

Further to publishing its full-year 2017 results, FTSE-listed William Hill Plc has today confirmed the appointment of former Betsson AB Group President & CEO Ulrik Bengtsson to the newly created role of Group Chief Digital Officer. Bengtsson is expected to join the group’s leadership team this April and will report directly to William Hill CEO Philip Bowcock as a member …

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William Hill culls digital product management team as Crispin Nieboer leads division’s restructure

FTSE-listed bookmaker William Hill has culled a number of senior management roles within the firm’s digital division, as the company seeks to restructure and re-strategize its online gambling assets. The restructure has seen William Hill depart with three senior staff members of its digital product operations; Stuart Weston as Sportsbook Director, James Curwen Chief Product Lead and Juergen Reutter Chief Experience …

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William Hill governance to present ‘strategic update’ on reversing digital decline

City analysts and industry commentators are eagerly awaiting William Hill’s half-year 2016 results on Friday 5 August, with company governance expected to present a strategic update focusing on reversing the firm’s declining digital performance. A tough 2016, which saw the operator issue a profit warning in Q1 burdened by higher industry taxes and an 11% net revenue decline in its digital …

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MD Crispin Nieboer confirms William Hill Online restructure

Crispin Nieboer, MD of William Hill Online, has confirmed his top team and set the key priorities for the business as it begins its next phase of development. CEO James Henderson confirmed Nieboer’s appointment as MD in May, a role he had held on an interim basis since January. Prior to joining William Hill as Director of Corporate Development in …

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William Hill calls for KPMG digital & tech review

  UK business news sources have reported this weekend that William Hill has approached KPMG consultancy to undertake a strategic review focusing on the company’s digital and technology operations. The consultancy review follows William Hill’s may financial update which saw the operator post an 11% net revenue decline in its digital division, with the company further detailing product declines in …

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William Hill looks to turnaround online decline following rough start to 2016

William Hill’s 2016 woes continue as the operator reported a 3% decline in group net revenues for its unaudited 17 week trading update (period ending 26 April). A rough start to 2016, had seen the FTSE-listed operator revise its year financial guidance following a miserable week at Cheltenham 2016. Today William Hill governance stated that 2016 expectations remained at a …

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Hart steps down as William Hill innovation director

Jamie Hart Director of Innovation & Customer Experience for William Hill has confirmed his official departure from the bookmaker. Hart who had re-joined the company in 2008 heading up in-house development, had played a central part in the creation of William Hill industry innovation incubator WHLabs. As innovation director, Hart had overseen the development and integration of William Hill core …

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William Hill appoints Crispin Nieboer as interim digital MD

Further to this morning’s 2015 (unaudited) performance update, FTSE listed betting operator William Hill has confirmed that Crispin Nieboer will replace Andrew Lee as Manging Director of its digital business division on an interim basis. Lee who has served as MD of William Hill Digital since 2012, has been placed on gardening leave, with the operator yet to announce his …

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Crispin Nieboer – data & personalisation are the key to William Hill’s future growth

Tasked with leading new innovation for William Hill, Crispin Nieboer Director of Corporate Development & Innovation believes refining data for a  further personalised customer engagement as the operator’s key to future growth. Nieboer a founding team member of WHLabs, William Hill’s specialist industry incubator shed personal insight to marketing news source The Drum. With regards to data and customer personalisation, …

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William Hill announces finalists for WHLabs accelerator programme

William Hill accelerator WHLabs has announced the finalists chosen to take part in the betting industry’s first technology accelerator programme. WHLabs and their partner and co-investor L Marks will support the innovative start-ups for three months, with the aim of helping the teams deliver compelling new in-store, online or omni-channel customer experiences. Each of the five companies accepted into the …

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