Davis will oversee all of the company's financial operations,
with an immediate focus on the institutional investment
communities in North America and Europe, and on preparations for
the company's move to list on a senior exchange.
"Rodney brings outstanding corporate financial experience to the
company," said World Gaming CEO Michael Aymong. "This
development, together with the announcement made earlier this
week of David Pasieka as our new COO, means that we now have the
critically important senior management positions in place and can
begin the next phase of World Gaming's growth and development."
With almost 15 years experience, Davis brings to World Gaming a
successful track record in the areas of strategic and business
planning, public market financings, corporate restructurings,
public financial reporting, acquisition negotiations and
execution. His career has ranged from auditing to mergers and
acquisitions to high finance.
"The opportunity to join a true industry leader with superior
technologies was irresistible," said Davis. "It is an exciting
time to be joining the team and I look forward to contributing to
the successful implementation of World Gaming's business plan and
international growth strategies."
Most recently, Davis held the position of CFO at MGI Software
Corporation, a leading global provider of visual media software
and infrastructure solutions distributed in over 40 countries.
At MGI, Davis successfully completed a $23 million bought deal in
Canada, co-led by National Bank and BMO Nesbitt Burns. Further,
he introduced processes and accountabilities to the company that
led to better-informed decision-making and resource allocations.
Prior to joining MGI, Davis was Vice President Corporate
Development of Maxxcom Inc. where he managed the company's
acquisition program and participated in taking the company
public. In 1997, Davis was appointed Vice President and
Corporate Controller for Southam Inc., a media company with
annual revenues of $1.3 billion. At Southam, Davis was
responsible for all public financial reporting, as well as
approving business plans and capital expenditures for all
divisions. Davis obtained his CA designation while working at
About World Gaming plc
World Gaming plc is a pioneer and leader in I-gaming software and
e-commerce technologies. World Gaming is an international
developer, licensor and provider of the industry's most
comprehensive offering of online gaming products, including
casino, sports book and pari-mutuel betting.