888 promotes Itai Pazner to Group COO

Updating the market, London-listed online gambling group 888 Holdings has confirmed the promotion of Itai Pazner to the executive position of Chief Operations Officer (COO).

A sixteen-year company veteran, Pazner takes over leadership of 888 group operations, having most recently served as Senior Vice President of 888’s B2C division.

Reporting directly to 888 Holdings Chief Executive Itai Frieberger, Pazner will be charged with leading all key group operational functions including product strategy, technology roadmaps, HR resources and marketing operations.

Itai Frieberger, CEO of 888, commented on the leadership appointment: “I am delighted to announce this appointment to support 888’s continued growth and development. Itai Pazner is a hugely experienced, talented and valued member of our team who has made a significant contribution to 888’s outstanding growth across international regulated markets in recent years.

“I am looking forward to working closely together with Pazner alongside Aviad Kobrine and the rest of the 888 team as we deliver the next exciting phase of the Company’s long-term growth.

“Today’s appointment is the natural evolution of our organisational structure as we continue to develop 888 across product verticals and global regulated markets. The business has grown significantly in recent years and the online gaming industry is dynamic and changing. This new structure will allow me to devote increased focus on driving 888’s long-term strategic objectives and overall business development, which I am very excited about.”

Itai Pazner, COO of 888, said: “I am delighted to accept this role. 888 has a fantastic team and special culture across the business spearheaded by our experienced and dynamic team of SVPs. The new organisational structure will help to support and enhance 888’s operational excellence, efficiency and creativity as we continue to grow as a global leader in online gaming.”

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