GVC, the renowned sports betting and gaming group has appointed a new Non-Executive Chairman. Barry Gibson, the man who served on the company’s Board for the last 15 years has taken the Non-Executive Director’s position on November 4th.He will succeed Lee Feldman on Chairman’s position on 27th February next year.
With his great experience, it is no doubt that Gibson will be a great addition to the company’s leadership.
“Our criteria for the new Chairman included significant gambling sector experience, a demonstrable track-record of success on a range of high-profile public company boards, and a deep understanding of the evolving corporate governance landscape. After an extensive search, Barry stood out as exceeding all of those criteria, and we are delighted that someone of his calibre and experience is joining GVC to help us realise our ambitious plans for future growth,” Stephen Morana, GVC’s Senior Independent Non-Executive Director said.
“On behalf of the Board I would also like to thank Lee Feldman for playing such an instrumental role in GVC’s transformation from a small AIM listed business to a major Main Market, premium listed company. We wish him the very best for the future,” Stephen Morana added.
“I am delighted to be joining GVC at such an exciting point in its growth trajectory. I have been involved in a number of companies in the gambling sector over many years, and it is immediately clear to me that GVC has industry-leading technology, products, brands, marketing capabilities and people. As such, I see enormous potential for this business and am looking forward very much to helping GVC to be the most successful and responsible operator in the sector,” Barry Gibson said.