Pragmatic Play Appoint Bhotesh Maheshwari

As its current Vice President of Commercial Strategy and Operations, Pragmatic Play has named former Rank Digital Head of Gaming Product, Bhotesh Maheshwari.

Cementing role in regulated markets

Key roles will include managing commercial activities and establishing stronger product relationships with operators across Europe as the group continues to cement its role in regulated markets, thus expanding the company’s presence in newly regulated territories worldwide.

In addition, the 39-year-old will also be head of the Gibraltar office of Pragmatic Games, which supports UK, German, Spanish and Portuguese operators.

Impressive industry experience

Julian Jarvis, Pragmatic Play’s CEO, stated: “We are thrilled to have Bhotesh join us, and look forward to his impressive industry experience benefiting our growing team.

“The projects he has previously been involved with and the impact they have had on development in his previous roles bode very well for his future with us.”

15-year career in the gaming industry

Maheshwari has a 15-year career in the gaming industry, beginning as a William Hill store manager in 2006 before acquiring more exposure in land-based and online gaming at Inspired Gaming, Betfair and Rank Group, where he led casino revenue and product development for Grosvenorcasinos.com and Meccabingo.com online brands.

Maheshwari added: “I look forward to working closely with the founders and management team at Pragmatic Play which has established itself as a leading multi-product provider in our industry in a very short time.

“We have hugely exciting expansion plans within regulated regions and new product verticals and it’s fantastic to be embarking on this next phase of growth for the company.”