GVC Holdings’ board of directors has appointed Jette Nygaard-Andersen as an independent non-executive director for the company, with immediate effect.
Nygaard-Andersen currently serves on the board of Copenhagen-listed Coloplast AS, where she also serves as a member of the remuneration and nomination committees. She also chairs the board of Astralis Group A/S, an international esports organisation, which has recently listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market in Denmark.
Lee Feldman, GVC chairman, commented on the new appointment: “Jette’s appointment further extends the breadth and depth of the Board’s collective experience and international outlook. We look forward to her contribution given her extensive experience in consumer-facing businesses in the entertainment, media and technology sectors.”
Nygaard-Andersen has accrued more than 20 years of experience in leadership and operational roles in media, entertainment and digital businesses in general, as well as building and operating DTC and OTT streaming services across multiple European countries.
From 2003 until March 2019 she held several senior executive and non-executive roles at Modern Times Group AB, a listed international entertainment group with a strong presence in Scandinavia and Central Europe, serving on the executive committee from 2011.
Prior to her time at Modern Times Group AB, Nygaard-Andersen served held the position of senior strategy consultant at Accenture, which involved her offering advice to clients in the telecommunications, media and entertainment sectors.
She has also gained extensive experience from working with a portfolio of fast growing digital next generation online/mobile entertainment companies offering online (mobile) video gaming, eSports, social media video content and platforms.