|eCOGRA (eCommerce and Online Gambling Regulation and Assurance), the online gambling industry's player protection and standards authority, has appointed a highly experienced leisure and gaming financial executive as an additional independent director on its Board.|
Chartered Accountant Bill Henbrey, who recently retired from BDO Stoy Hayward in London, has joined the board of directors with over thirty years of experience in the business assurance and financial advisory fields for a wide range of tier one clients.
Mr. Henbrey was named 'Best Business Adviser to Growing Businesses' by the CBI and Real Business magazine in 2000.
Mr Henbrey said, 'I am delighted to be joining eCOGRA at the very time when online gaming standards and conduct are under immense scrutiny. This is an opportunity for me to assist the industry to raise its performance levels and ensure the highest degree of commitment to fair and responsible gaming.'
eCOGRA chief executive Andrew Beveridge responded, 'We are very fortunate to secure the experience and commitment of such an accomplished financial executive for the eCOGRA Board. His expertise and impressive skills complement the high calibre regulatory and business talents of our three existing independent directors, Michael Hirst OBE, Frank Catania and Bill Galston OBE.'