|World Gaming plc (OTC BB: WGMGY) has appointed Jim Mackay to the|
position of CEO, following the resignation of Mike Aymong as
President, CEO and Interim Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Mackay, who has been working with the company since May as a
special advisor, brings to his new post more than 25 years
experience as an entrepreneur managing and financing business
ventures in Europe and North America, with a particular focus on
sports and entertainment.
'My first order of business has been to create a sense of urgency
in the company as there are real and immediate opportunities for
World Gaming and the industry as a whole,' said Mackay. 'We are
working with solid banking and business relationships to affect a
significant turnaround aimed at solidifying a leadership position
within the industry. World Gaming's business base, core
technologies and infrastructure have been in place for sometime.
What is required is the vision and the business acumen to translate
this into sustained profitability and increased shareholder value.
I am here to do that.'
Mackay is a Principal in Performance Management Group and
Performance Financial of Guernsey, managing 20 international soccer
figures including notable players from the English and Japanese
National Teams. Performance Financial manages an estimated
30 million pounds in player assets.
'World Gaming shareholders can expect a complete overhaul at the
board of directors level in very short order,' said Mackay.
About World Gaming plc
World Gaming plc is a pioneer and leader in I-gaming software and
e-business services. World Gaming is an international developer,
licensor and provider of the industry's most comprehensive offering
of online gaming products, including casino, sportsbook and
pari-mutuel betting. For more information about World Gaming, visit
the company's Web site at www.worldgaming.com
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