FTSE Gambling Group GVC Holdings has strengthened its corporate governance capacity by confirming Jette Nygaard-Andersen’s appointment with immediate effect as an Independent Non-Executive Director.
Nygaard-Andersen is the former VP and Chief Executive of the EMEA division of the Stockholm-listed media conglomerate Modern Times Group, a 20-year executive in the media entertainment and online industry.
Recognised as one of the top digital executives in Scandinavian businesses, Nygaard-Andersen is an expert in developing company strategies for new market development and expanding digital platforms for mass market adaptation.
Nygaard-Andersen has extensive experience throughout her executive career working with a portfolio of fast-growing digital next-generation web / mobile entertainment companies offering online (mobile) video gaming, eSports, social media video content and channels Nygaard-Andersen serves on the board of the Danish Meditech company Coloplast AS and further chair.
Confirming the governance appointment Nygaard-Andersen of Lee Feldman, GVC’s Chairman, commented: “Jette’s appointment further extends the breadth and depth of the Board’s collective experience and international outlook. We look forward to her contribution given her extensive experience in consumer-facing businesses in the entertainment, media and technology sectors.”