iGP has moved to significantly strengthen its senior team through the appointment of Jovana Popovic Canaki as Deputy CEO.

The appointment of Popovic Canaki fuels the firm’s ongoing expansion drive as it embarks on a period of global growth.

Most recently, she served as VP Partner Success at Aspire Global, part of NeoGames. This followed a spell as Managing Director and CEO of Masterpiece Gaming. Jovana also spent eight years at Bragg Gaming, where she rose to the position of Director of Business Unit iGaming Platform and Services.

Popovic Canaki told CasinoBeats:”It’s an exciting time for iGP, we’ve had a busy start to the year, but the whole team is now beginning to turn our attention to showcasing our progress to our partners at the SBC Summit in Lisbon in September. For us, this event will be a key point in the year, and it will be an important moment to push the business further forward.”

She added: “I am thrilled to join iGP as the new Deputy CEO. I eagerly anticipate working with our talented team to drive innovation and unlock the full potential of our products, while exploring opportunities to enter new markets for our fantastic clients.

“I have always been determined to contribute towards growth in all my previous roles in the igaming industry, and it excites me when a company begins to make headway in the market as iGP are currently doing. I am proud to be a part of iGP’s journey and look forward to getting started.”

In her new role, she will report to iGP CEO Giovanni Paticchio, is a respected igaming professional.

With 17 years of diverse leadership experience in both B2B and B2C sectors, Jovana brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role. 

Paticchio, iGP CEO, said: “We are absolutely delighted to welcome Jovana to the team here at iGP. With her magnificent depth of experience in the igaming industry, her expertise will be incredibly valued by us and this is a very important addition to assist with the next stage of our expansion.

“We have welcomed a number of first-class executives to our senior management team this year, and with Jovana on board, this gives us additional depth and capacity to drive the business forward faster and further. It’s an exciting time to be leading this business.”