Pragmatic picks Summerfield for CCO

Malta-based online slot developer Pragmatic Play has appointed Melissa Summerfield as chief commercial officer.

Summerfield joins from Microgaming and brings 15 years’ experience in the gaming industry, including spells with BetVictor, Party Gaming and, where she was head of gaming operations for more than four years.

Yossi Barzely, chief business development officer at Pragmatic Play, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Melissa. The depth and quality of her experience from both a B2B and B2C perspective will prove invaluable as we continue to expand our operations.

“We have grown our global footprint with a number of significant operator and supplier integrations in recent months and we will build on this progress in 2018 backed by an accomplished team filled with talent and knowhow.”

Summerfield said: “Pragmatic Play’s track record is of the highest quality, with a growing selection of excellent games.

“I am delighted to be joining the business at such an exciting time and look forward to contributing to the company’s huge potential.”