Playtech plc appoints new Independent Non-Executive Directors

BIS announces key appointments in Singapore and Switzerland

Online gaming and financial trading company Playtech PLC (LON:PTEC) has announced that it has added two more names to its expanding team. Anna Massion and John Krumins have just been appointed to Playtech’s Board as Independent Non-Executive Directors, with immediate effect.

Anna Massion has been working in Investment Banking and Asset Management fields for more than 15 years. In the company PAR Capital Management, which has over $5 billion in assets under management, she is responsible for idea generation and portfolio maintenance. Prior to PAR Capital Management, she used to work for JP Morgan, Marathon Asset Management and Hedgeye Risk Management.

John Krumins has over 20 years’ experience in corporate finance, technology and complex project management. He spent nearly 15 years at Morgan Stanley as a Managing Director and subsequently worked at both Deutsche Bank and Société Générale. He is currently the Chairman of Wavex Technology Ltd, which provides IT services support and business service management products to SMEs.

Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson, Chairman of Playtech plc, commented on the news:

I am delighted to have identified two candidates of the calibre of Anna and John and warmly welcome them to the Playtech Board. John’s extensive Board-level experience, coupled with Anna’s deep sector knowledge, will allow the Board to support Playtech’s role as the leading gambling technology company in regulated markets.

Our industries continue to develop at pace, and today’s appointments mark another step forward in the evolution of the Playtech Board. I will be working closely with everyone involved in Playtech to get the new Board members up to speed as we continue to plan for the future.

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