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Pagcor appoints Wilma Eisma as president and COO.

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has appointed lawyer Wilma Eisma as its new president and COO. Eisma succeeds Juanito Sansosa Jr, who resigned as president and COO in January. The Philippine regulator confirmed yesterday (18 April) that Eisma had taken her oath of office before Lucas Bersamin, Pagcor’s executive secretary. This was witnessed

SkyCity appoints Walbridge as new CEO.

SkyCity Entertainment Group has announced the appointment of experienced gambling executive Jason Walbridge as its new chief executive. Walbridge is set to begin his new role at SkyCity in July this year. His appointment as CEO is subject to regulatory approvals in New Zealand.  He joins having worked in the gambling industry for two decades

Relax Gaming names Stålros as contemporary CEO.

Igaming aggregator and content supplier Relax Gaming has announced the appointment of Martin Stålros as its new CEO. Stålros takes on the CEO position after almost 10 years as chief operating officer of Relax Gaming.  He is replacing Simon Hammon, who has served as Relax CEO since 2022 after three years as chief product officer.

Michel Groothuizen steps in as KSA chairman.

Michel Groothuizen has been named as the new chair of the board of directors at Netherlands’ regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), succeeding René Jansen. KSA announced that Jansen was to step down after six years at the helm in October last year. Jansen decided not to stand for reappointment as he reached retirement age at the end

GiG hands business trend role to Collinge.

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has announced the appointment of Ryan Collinge, formerly of Blueprint Gaming and Inspired Entertainment, as its new senior vice-president of business development for its Platform and Sportsbook division. In his new role, Collinge will support GiG’s strategic commercial initiatives. He will focus on the Platform and Sportsbook arm, which will be

Nygaard-Andersen hails transformation of ‘responsible’ Entain.

Jette Nygaard-Andersen has issued a public statement following her exit as CEO of Entain last month, praising the business for its transformation into a responsible operator. Nygaard-Andersen resigned as CEO in December.  She led Entain since January 2021, replacing Shay Segev after he left to join sports streaming platform Dazn. Stella David, currently a non-executive director, is now serving CEO on

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