Gala Coral Appoints Hughes
By Staff
British land-based and online casino and sportsbetting giant Gala Coral Group Limited has announced the appointment of Gary Hughes as its new Chief Financial Officer.

Hughes is replacing Matthew Roberts and has joined the Board of Directors reporting directly to Dominic Harrison, Chief Executive Officer for Gala Coral.

'I am delighted that Gary will be joining our senior management team,” said Neil Goulden, Executive Deputy Chairman for Gala Coral.

“Gary has extensive experience in high-profile blue-chip companies in both the leisure and media sectors and will make a significant contribution to the future growth and development of the company.'

Forty-nine-year-old Hughes has worked as a Non-Executive Director for supermarket chain Sainsbury for the past three years and also served as the Chief Executive Officer for CMP Information, which is a division of United Business Media.

'I am delighted to be joining Gala Coral at this time,” said Hughes.

“The Group has achieved considerable success over the last few years and I am very excited about the growth plans for the Group over coming years both in the UK and internationally.'
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