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Rank Group names Martin Pugh as Mecca Bingo MD

Rank Group has announced the appointment of Martin Pugh as Managing Director of Mecca Bingo, the UK operator’s bingo business division. The former Camelot UK Managing Director, will be tasked with leading Rank Group’s new bingo strategy across its 93 retail clubs, as well as looking for new opportunities to open three new Mecca Bingo locations. Rank Group have restructured …

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Rank Group plans digital platform switch ahead of 2015

Rank Group Chief Executive Henry Birch has outlined plans to optimise Rank Group’s digital gaming strategy ahead of 2015. The newly appointed CEO, has stated that a switch in igaming platform and provisions supplier will be critical to the operators future performance. Speaking to EGR Magazine, Birch commented that Rank Group’s digital management team had been studying igaming suppliers and …

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Colin Cole-Johnson joins Rank Group as Director of Digital Gaming

Henry Birch, Rank Group’s recently appointed CEO, has recruited former William Hill colleague Colin Cole-Johnson to head up Rank Group’s digital gaming division. Cole-Johnson will be in charge of Rank digital assets for Mecca Bingo and Grosvenor Casinos, plus potential future brands. Cole Johnson joins Rank as former director of igaming for William Hill, representing Henry Birch first significant appointment, …

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Rank goes from Burke to Birch

The Rank Group Plc has announced the appointment of Henry Birch, who will succeed Ian Burke as chief executive of Rank with effect from 6 May 2014. Burke, who is currently also executive chairman of Rank, will become non-executive chairman with effect from 6 May 2014.  The Rank board believes it appropriate to ensure that the company benefits from some …

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