Entain Plc told investors of new changes to the directorate overseeing the FTSE100 gambling community Wednesday morning.
Stella David and Vicky Jarman were welcomed as new independent non-executive directors by Entain in an update to corporate stakeholders.
David’s previous experience
David is the former CEO of the heritage Scottish whiskey distillery William Grant & Sons (2009-2016) and has worked as Global CMO of Bacardi Ltd. as a specialist in mass market business strategies (2004-2009).
Having worked as a non-executive advisor to Domino’s Pizza, New Look Retail, Nationwide Building Society and Homeserve Plc, she retains a diverse management background.
In the meantime, former Lazard and Co investment banking executive Jarman will assist Entain’s directorate as a non-executive advisor in improving its financial strategic supervision.
Jarman’s current work
She currently works as a non-executive director of Great Portland Estates and Signature Aviation plc. Jarman, a certified KPMG corporate accountant, has previously served as chair of the Equiniti Group, Hays and De La Rue UK plc’s audit committee.
Entain Chairman Barry Gibson said: “I am delighted to welcome Stella and Vicky to the Board of Entain. Between them they offer a hugely additive variety of skills, perspectives and experiences gleaned from many different roles and industries.
“We now have a truly exceptional Board that will help Entain realise its clear and ambitious strategy for sustainability, growth and innovation.”
Meanwhil Morana ends five-year tenure
David and Jarman’s appointment was accompanied by the announcement that Stephen Morana had agreed to end his five-year tenure as a non-executive director of the company. At Cazoo, an online automotive purchasing site, he will pursue a new executive position.
“I would also like to thank Stephen for his huge contribution to Entain over the past the five years, as well as his counsel and help to me personally. I wish him all the very best for the future.” Gibson added.