|Simon Nicholls has been appointed as COO of European Wagering Services, the pool betting subsidiary of betinternet.com plc. Simon joins betinternet.com fresh from his role as Managing Director of GG.com, the Internet arm of GGMedia which holds the media rights to 10 independent UK racecourses, for five years. |
Simon has also worked for Weatherby’s, the Secretariat for UK racing, in Business Development and Data Services and has knowledge of media rights and the sale and exploitation of racing data pre and post race. In addition Simon has extensive experience in online betting and gaming and business development in both the B2B and B2C environment.
Tony Elder FCCA has been appointed Financial Controller of betinternet.com plc. Tony qualified with KPMG and more recently was a management consultant with Whitechapel Corporate Services, providing tax and cost-saving solutions for blue chip public companies.
‘I am very happy to welcome both Simon and Tony,’ said Paul Doona, Managing Director of betinternet.com ‘I am looking forward to working with Simon to exploit the global betting opportunities that are presenting themselves to the company through the use of the Amtote Hub, based here in the Isle of Man. This is one of only a handful of hubs in the world today that can truly commingle into over 80 track pools at any one time.
Doona added, ‘The appointment of Tony with his wealth of relevant financial experience will be invaluable in supporting the planned growth of the business.’