With comings and goings commonplace across the industry, PointsBet, Sportingtech, and Broadway Gaming, all feature in our latest rundown of a number of recent manoeuvres.
Broadway Gaming has appointed Natalie Carter as head of compliance, where she will manage day-to-day operations to ensure the business complies with international regulatory standards.
The group, which says that the appointment “underline our commitment to maintaining our position as a leader in compliance and safer gambling,” adds that a core focus of the role will be on continuing to innovate on the group’s commitment to affordability and safer gambling.
Carter, with expertise in both UK and MGA regulations, has worked within the igaming industry for the past nine years having previously covered the sportsbook and casino verticals.
“Compliance, affordability and safer gambling are true passions of mine and I cannot wait to steer Broadway’s ongoing mission to drive sustainable player growth,” noted Carter.
“Our ambition is setting the best industry standards and I am hugely grateful for the opportunity. I look forward to this challenging new role as the focus on compliance grows ever more important.”
Javier Samel has been recruited by software development specialist Sportingtech as head of business development in LatAm, as the group seeks accelerated expansion across the region.
After founding and serving as COO of Spignol.com, he has previously served as online operations manager at Grupo Boldt and has since consulted on sports betting, gaming platforms and marketing for businesses working in Argentina, Colombia and Peru.
Ivo Doroteia, Sportingtech CEO, stated: “Javier is a great addition to the Sportingtech family, and we are looking forward to combining his expertise with our team’s experience and products. I’m sure his inputs will enrich the collaborative debates during collective decision-making processes for Latam.
“He is in a privileged position to utilise his extensive market knowledge, to work with existing clients in the region, and develop our Quantum platform in the region, as well as providing a springboard into new business relationships.”
PointsBet has unveiled its latest hire targeting the Canadian market, with Dale Fallon appointed as senior director of product for the country.
His previous experience includes most recently leading digital products for Rogers Sportsnet, where he was responsible for product strategy and delivery for a suite of apps and websites, with a particular focus on NHL content.
“PointsBet Canada has the opportunity to capitalise on one of the most exciting new gaming markets in the world, and I am thrilled to have the chance to contribute to the company’s vision,” noted Fallon.
“With its strong in-house technology and innovative business model, PointsBet is well positioned to continue scaling as a legitimate global player.
“PointsBet possesses the competitive advantage of controlling their own roadmap, and as we build our distinctly Canadian operation, I look forward to using that advantage to assist in the creation of a brand and product that strongly resonates with consumers in this country.”
Odds On Compliance
Odds On Compliance, which offers regulatory compliance consultancy services to the sports betting, igaming, and gambling sectors, has been officially unveiled as the rebrand of EDF Compliance, with immediate effect.
Launched in early 2021 by its CEO and founder, Eric Frank, Odds On has also appointed former New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement lab chief, Eric Weiss, as its new vice president of technical compliance.
“I am proud to be joining Eric and the team at Odds On Compliance and am excited to start work with our clients,” Weiss said.
“There isn’t anyone in the industry with the combined knowledge Odds On Compliance brings to companies who need help navigating the ever-evolving world of sports betting compliance and regulatory environments, so the chance to join the team was one I could not turn down.”
TrueLayer has confirmed the appointment of Mariko Beising as head of payment partnerships, reporting to the firm’s chief revenue officer Max Emilson.
Having worked at Klarna, Beising will play a critical role in defining and managing the partner strategy of the European open banking platform.
Using her acquired knowledge from Klarna, where she was responsible for the firm’s global PSP partners, Beising will collaborate with PSP connections as well as with TrueLayer’s clients to understand it’s emerging payments needs and use cases.
She commented: “Open banking is an incredibly exciting space to be in, with enormous opportunities to fundamentally change the way people pay. It is already replacing legacy methods like cards that aren’t fit for the digital age, and will continue to do so.
“I’m also excited to go back to my roots, working directly with product teams to accommodate the needs of PSPs and their enterprise merchants into the roadmap.”