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With comings and goings commonplace across the industry, Digitain, Pariplay and Yggdrasil are among those to have bolstered their teams with key hires.


Digitain has expanded its leadership team with the addition of Martin Martirosyan as Group Deputy CEO.

Martirosyan brings to the position a corporate background in business, products, and risk management.

“We are delighted for Martin to join our senior leadership team,” commented Vardges Vardanyan, Founder of Digitain.

“Our business continues to grow strategically across multiple regulated markets across the globe. Martin, who has held senior corporate positions with HSBC, brings that wealth of experience as our group of companies expands and we service more B2C partner operators in regulated markets.”

Martirosyan added: “I’m honoured to join the Digitain Group as it expands its business operations within continental Europe, the United Kingdom, and beyond. 

“Digitain is an example of a great organisation, people, and culture, and technology delivery that has been recognised with multiple international and local industry and business awards. I look forward to being part of this next chapter of Digitain’s growth story over the coming months and years ahead.”     


NeoGames subsidiary Pariplay has appointed Ashley Bloor as Director of Partnerships to assist with the company’s growth in Europe and North America.

With more than a decade of gambling industry experience, including most recently being Head of Operations – RGS at EveryMatrix, Bloor will work closely with the Pariplay leadership team to help grow the product offerings of Fusion and Ignite, as well managing, maximising and creating new global relationships to expand content offerings.

Enrico Bradamate, Chief Commercial Officer at Pariplay, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Ashley to the team and know she will play a crucial part as we execute our growth strategy and expand our global partner network of studios and operators, cementing our position as the number one gaming aggregator.”

Bloor added: “I am excited about this new opportunity with Pariplay, a company I have followed from the sidelines and been very impressed with. I look forward to building on our existing partnerships and creating new synergies as we continue on this journey.”


Yggdrasil has appointed Mark McGinley as Chief Gaming Officer, adding over 25 years of B2C and B2B gaming experience to the publisher’s new Gaming team, a consolidation of its Product & Programs and Studio verticals.

McGinley most recently held the position of CEO at FunFair Games and has previously worked at Entain, RNG Foundry, Casumo and Odobo.

Björn Krantz, CEO of Yggdrasil, commented: “It is perfect timing for Mark to join and head up our new Gaming unit at Yggdrasil, which will further strengthen our existing innovative and premium Global Roadmap Developments, as well as expand on the strategic product differentiation in tight collaboration with major industry operator partners.

“I welcome Mark to Yggdrasil and to our Senior Management team, and very much look forward to working together to take our global growth ambitions to the next level.”

McGinley added: “I’m absolutely delighted to be joining such an ambitious and forward-thinking business as Yggdrasil. 

“I see huge potential ahead of us and I’m very confident we can move the business forward to compete at the highest level in the igaming space. I’m truly excited about my new position and to be part of the exciting growth journey Yggdrasil embarked on 10 years ago.”


Livespins’ commercial team has been strengthened with the appointment of Marko Erakovic as Sales Director, who brings 20 years-worth of experience in business development to the role.

As Sales Director, Erakovic has been tasked with growing and solidifying Livespins’ position in the igaming market, including fostering strong partnerships with operators, providers and streamers to engage and captivate new audiences.

“Marko is a fantastic hire and brings experience, a network of connections and passion to the team and the wider Livespins business,” stated Michael Pedersen, CCO at Livespins.

“He is an absolute professional with a clear understanding of the market and what operators need when it comes to content that will allow them to engage lucrative but hard-to-reach player audiences.

“I am delighted to welcome him to the team and to work closely with him as momentum continues to build behind Livespins and we join forces with more forward-thinking operators, suppliers and steamers across the globe.”

Erakovic added: “I am thrilled to join the remarkable and talented Livespins team and to embark on the next exciting chapter of my career. Livespins has redefined the concept of live entertainment within the online gambling industry, and I’m eager to bring my passion for identifying new opportunities that will turbo-charge growth and enhance our presence in the market.”

Compliance One Group

Compliance One Group has added three hires across operations, marketing and sales, with the addition of Robert Yuile, Martin Hodges and David Schubert.

Yuile joins as COO of ComplianceOne Group and Managing Director of DataVault ONE having previously held senior leadership positions in both enterprise and scale-up companies.

Hodges is the Group’s new Director of Marketing, bringing 14 years of marketing experience to the role from several compliance and igaming providers. 

Schubert joins as a Sales Director with two decades of technology sales experience across cloud computing, big data, AI and more.

“It’s a pleasure to welcome Robert, Martin and David to ComplianceOne Group,” stated Antonio Zanghi, CEO of ComplianceOne Group.

“Between them, they bring a wealth of experience to the team and put us in an even stronger position to deliver the full suite of compliance products and services our partners have come to rely upon.

“Optimising your compliance function has never been more important, and the expertise and support ComplianceOne Group can now offer is quite simply unmatched.”


Spelinspektionen has hired Kristina Geiger as Head of Department for Business Support and will become a part of the authority’s management team. 

Beginning her new role on August 7, Geiger previously worked as the Financial Manager at the National Historical Museums. She has also worked at the Swedish Competition Authority, Karolinska Institutet, the Government Offices of Sweden and as a national expert in the European Commission.

“I look forward to starting at Spelinspektionen given the authority’s important mission and having been entrusted with leading the department for operational support,” stated Geiger.

Camilla Rosenberg, Director General at Spelinspektionen, added: “We welcome Kristina to us! With her, we get an experienced leader with a habit of driving change.”