After announcing the appointment of Mark Gregory as an Independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect, Entain Plc has begun to restructure its corporate governance staff.
Gregory was appointed Chair of the FTSE100 group’s remuneration committee, as well as a member of the audit and election committees.
Gregory is a specialist on corporate banking, market restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions. He was the founding CEO of Merian Global, a London-based wealth management company purchased by Jupiter AM for £400 million in 2020.
Vast leadership expertise in financial services
Gregory’s vast leadership expertise in financial services was demonstrated by Entain, who previously worked as Group CFO of Legal & General (2013-2018).
Gregory also has a thorough knowledge of the UK retail industry, having held senior positions in strategic planning at Asda and Kingfisher Group (B&Q and Screwfix).
Gregory’s selection as a key strategic adviser to the company’s current leadership team, which includes new CEO Jette Nygaard-Andersen and Rob Wood, the Deputy CEO in charge of global growth ventures, was warmly greeted by Entain Chairman Barry Gibson.
Gibson said: “Mark brings extensive knowledge of financial and customer services through his lengthy career in the insurance and retail sectors.
“He is an experienced remuneration committee chair who brings deep finance and commercial expertise and will further enhance the Board’s ability to support and oversee the delivery of our growth and sustainability strategy.”