With comings and goings commonplace across the industry, Wynn Resorts, Huddle, and the National Council on Problem Gambling, all feature in our latest rundown of a number of recent manoeuvres.
National Council on Problem Gambling
The National Council on Problem Gambling has hired Cait Huble as director of communications, where will be responsible for managing national information campaigns including public service announcements and the www.responsibleplay.org site.
Huble was previously NCPG’s first communications manager from 2017 to 2019 and now returns to the group to lead its strategy, including public awareness and education, media relations, and brand partnerships.
Keith Whyte, NCPG executive director, commented: “We are excited to have Cait Huble back at NCPG leading our communications efforts.
“The organisation is currently experiencing a period of unprecedented growth and achievement, and Cait is the ideal choice to connect with external audiences and enhance awareness around responsible gambling and problem gambling.”
Julie Cameron-Doe is to become chief financial officer of Wynn Resorts, which will become effective during the second quarter of 2022 on completion of her notice period with her current employer.
She will succeed Craig Billings in the position, who was recently announced as successor to Matt Maddox in the CEO role. He will take up this position during the early stages of next year.
Cameron-Doe will join Wynn Resorts from Aristocrat Leisure where she has served as CFO since 2018. She also boasts senior finance roles at Aristocrat since 2013 as well as in global businesses, including Orbitz, The Walt Disney Company, and KPMG.
Billings said: “Julie is a proven leader and is a sitting public company CFO. Coming from the gaming industry, she understands many aspects of our business and she has diverse international experience.
“She is the clear choice for this position and her appointment rounds out our senior executive team. We are indeed fortunate to have her join us next year.”
Josipa Marenić and Mário Silva have joined igaming technology developer Huddle as head of people and culture and senior product manager, respectively.
The former will use her understanding of human resources to further enhance the company’s positive culture of team-based development, while Silva’s knowledge of product development will see him add further potency to Huddle’s portfolio of gaming solutions.
“I’m delighted to welcome Josipa and Mário to Huddle. They have both immediately tapped into our forward-thinking culture, and their experience in the industry will be highly valued in our growing team, noted Francesco Borgosano, CEO and co-founder, Huddle.
“The qualities that Huddle offers and the culture we are creating is attracting some amazing industry talent, and with this currently at a premium, these recent appointments set Huddle apart as one of the most attractive propositions in the betting and gaming sector. I’m really looking forward to working with Josipa and Mário, and our many new hires.”
PointsBet has hired Liam Roecklein as senior vice president of content, where he will oversee the online gaming operator’s overall content strategy.
Roecklein will manage the group’s content strategy for digital, social, and traditional media, with a view to improving the customer experience with the assistance of the operator’s key partners such as NBC Sports.
Commenting on his appointment, Roecklein remarked: “PointsBet’s stable of talent and sports partnerships offers a treasure trove of untapped resources.
“The industry is just starting to embrace the assets available to create extraordinary content for use in traditional, online, and social media. We are at the precipice of what’s to come.