Mobile-focused gaming technology platform and services provider Nektan has appointed Simon Hay to the role of chief financial officer.

Hay will take up the role from June 17 bringing to the position two decades experience in accountancy and consultancy. He was previously finance transformation director at GVC Holdings.

Hay is a chartered accountant, having qualified with KPMG, where he was a director and where he spent much of his career.

During his time at KPMG, Hay held roles in audit, restructuring and deal advisory and was also seconded to Thomas Cook as a strategy manager.

Lucy Buckley, chief executive officer of Nektan, said: “We are delighted to welcome Simon as CFO.

“He joins us at a very exciting time for the business as we continue our rapid growth and path to sustained profitability. His international expertise will be especially valuable as we expand into new emerging territories, providing leading gaming and casino brands with our technology and premium content globally,” she said.