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Relax Gaming names Stålros as contemporary CEO.

Relax Gaming names Stålros as contemporary CEO.

Igaming aggregator and issue dealer Relax Gaming has introduced the appointment of Martin Stålros as its contemporary CEO.

Stålros takes on the CEO location after nearly 10 years as chief working officer of Relax Gaming.

He’s replacing Simon Hammon, who has served as Relax CEO since 2022 after three years as chief product officer.

Hammon joined Relax as CPO in 2018 after more than six years at NetEnt, which seen the studio originate just a few of its most winning titles.

Throughout his time as CEO at Relax, Hammon oversaw the endured style of Relax’s Cash Affirm series, regarded as to be one the business’s most new location of titles in contemporary years.

Below his belief, Relax also launched its Dream Drop modern jackpot in 2022, which has to this point made 14 players millionaires since its originate.

Hammon will now remain with Relax till October 2024 to present a bear to the handover assignment.

As an experienced gambling govt, Stålros held several other business roles before joining Relax in January 2015. These incorporated business style manager and head of poker operations at Kindred-owned Unibet.

As well to, Stålros spent more than two years at Ladbrokes Egaming. Here, he worked as buyer style manager for poker and likewise as a marketing govt.

“Having the chance to step up as CEO after seeing the firm develop from 30 to 350 other folks throughout my time as COO is a good deal keen,” Stålros said. “I’m humbled by the assignment. It’s the energy of the group of workers that surrounds me which makes me noteworthy more motivated referring to the difficulty.”

Stålros location to pressure “mettlesome” enhance trajectory at Relax

Relax chairman Patrik Österåker also commented on the appointment. In his assertion, he highlighted Stålros’ intensive information of the business and his self belief that Stålros will continue to pressure Relax’s enhance plans.

“Martin has been engaging with Relax from the very early days and has had a self-discipline topic impact on the success of the firm,” Österåker said. “As the business and organisation continues to weak and develop we in point of fact feel that Martin has the particular profile wanted to present a bear to and information us on our mettlesome enhance trajectory.

“Martin has fleshy give a bear to from the board to put in force the approach location out for Relax Gaming.”

Outgoing CEO Hammon added: ““Martin is the natural resolution to get rid of the reins at this pivotal junction. Having proudly invested the previous 5 years in Relax’s prominent enhance stoop, it is edifying to enlighten that I wholeheartedly imagine in and can continuously love the firm and group of workers internal it.

“As Relax moves into its next stage, Martin’s intensive working out of the firm’s DNA, offering, and group of workers, along along with his passionate yet pragmatic system, will enable him to successfully steer Relax to full the total targets location.

“It has been a correct honour serving as CEO of Relax gaming for 2 years, and I belief forward to seeing what the future brings them.”

Relax makes US debut

The appointment comes appropriate just a few months after Relax expanded into the US market. Relax secured a vendor transactional waiver for Novel Jersey in direction of the head of remaining yr. The provider is partnering with BetMGM in the disclose.

Below its US name RLX Gaming, the dealer’s slots replace is now accessible in the US. This entails titles much like The Huge Pigsby and Epic Joker.

The pass follows a winning originate in Ontario, Canada in 2022. The firm sees its Novel Jersey debut as the next landmark step in its North American growth.

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