GVC Holdings PLC is making news for appointing Dean Shannon as CEO of its Australian business (incorporating the Ladbrokes and Neds brands).
A little background: Shannon was serving as a Non-executive Director and consultant to the Group’s Australian operations following the sale of the Neds International business. He had founded it in November of 2018.
According to Kenneth Alexander, CEO, GVC is delighted at the appointment. Dean is a dynamic, experienced leader. His entrepreneurial skills are expected to drive the company’s Australian business to even greater success. He succeeds outgoing CEO, Jason Scott.
“I’d like to put on record my thanks to Jason Scott for the job he has done in establishing the Group as a market leader in Australia.”
For his part, Shannon states that he is excited to be leading GVC’s Australian businesses.
“I believe that in Ladbrokes and Neds we have two of the leading brands in the market, and backed by our proprietary technology and highly talented team, we are very well placed for growth.”