After announcing that Vaughan Lewis will take the newly-created position of Chief Strategy Officer, 888 Holdings has expanded its senior leadership team.
Following his acquisition of The Stars Group in May 2020, Lewis will leave his position at Flutter Entertainment, where he held the position of transition lead for the international sector due to joining the organisation in early 2021.
The Chief Strategy Officer will assume responsibility for the development of the long-term strategy of the Company in his new position and will be responsible for strategic business development, including the origination and implementation of M&A.
Furthermore, Lewis will be charged with handling investor relations while partnering with the CFO of the company to develop the investor relations plan of the company.
The CEO of 888, Itai Pazner, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Vaughan as 888’s first CSO. Vaughan is a highly experienced gaming industry professional with a wealth of relevant expertise across both strategic development and investor relations.
“I have no doubt that his skills and background will support 888 to identify and deliver further growth opportunities over the coming years.”
eLewis held a variety of high-ranking positions in the industry prior to his tenure at Flutter, having previously worked as the SVP of Marketing at The Stars Group and Director of Corporate Development at Sky Betting & Gaming.
Vaughan Lewis, 888 ‘s incoming Chief Strategy Officer, added, praising his new role:” 888 Holdings is a company I have long admired since my time as an equity analyst.
“888’s unmatched scalable technology, coupled with its strong brand and marketing expertise have supported its growth to become an industry leader, and provide a powerful platform that underpins the Group’s significant continued growth potential. I am delighted to join a great team and to help drive forward the compelling growth opportunities that lie ahead.”