SKS365, the Italian-based international sports betting and gaming company with a turnover of € 1,2 billion through the Planetwin365 brand and nearly 1000 shops, continued to improve its regulatory and business operations by announcing the addition of two new executive hires.
Alexander Martin will now assume the role of Chief Executive, while Andrew McIver will assume the role of the Board’s Non-Executive Chairman. All functions are deemed to be central to SKS365’s next stage of development and evolution.
The SKS365 Malta Holding Board reported on the reports of the two new appointments: “This is an exciting time for SKS365, where we see strength and momentum across all segments of the business and great opportunity for future growth.”
Having previously served as Chief New Media Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Gauselmann AG between 2014 and 2018, Martin brings both strategic leadership experience as well as sports betting, online gaming and digital transformation to multinationals.
Martin’s appointment was addressed by the SKS365 team, adding: “We are delighted that Alexander Martin will join our company as CEO. [Martin] will be responsible for driving SKS365 through the next phase, building on the solid foundation and momentum achieved by the SKS employees under the current leadership team.
“His expertise in retail, online, global strategy and leadership combined with his strong industry knowledge and energy, make him ideally suited to further accelerate SKS365’s growth.”
Regarding his addition, Martin commented: “I feel very honoured and proud to be offered this exciting and unique opportunity to lead this market leading brand. With the team of professionals, we will work to improve our excellent market position by growing our product and customer experience. I am delighted to factor all the experience that I gained in the field in a moment that is crucial for the company’s expansion.”
The announcement of these two main appointments reinvested investors’ ongoing support and commitment to realise the SKS365 and Planetwin365 brands ‘ ambitions.
Andrew McIver commented on the news of his new non-executive position: “I have built my career in the gaming industry and I am delighted to say that this role will afford me the opportunity to work with Alexander and his management team and play an instrumental part in the growth of this business at an exciting time in its history.”
McIver is recognised as having a wealth of licenced sports betting and online gaming experience and qualifications as a chartered accountant. Ce had previously held the position of CEO at Jackpotjoy PLC from 2016 to 2018 and prior to that at Sportingbet PLC from 2006 to 2013.
The Board of the SKS concluded that: “We are delighted to welcome Andrew McIver as non-Executive Chairman of the Board. Andrew is a highly successful and well-regarded business leader who brings an unparalleled breadth of experience in leadership roles in the gaming industry.
“With his experience, expertise and vision, Andrew is uniquely qualified to support the management team to continue the exceptional growth of SKS365. We look forward to working with him.”