Paddy Power Betfair welcome Jan Bolz

Business News

Following the departure of Breon Corcoran -CEO of the company, Jan Bolz was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the group effective from September 6.

Jan has over twenty-five years senior management experience across marketing, sales and finance functions, most recently as the Chief Executive Officer of Tipico, the leading German sports betting business, from 2011 to 2016.

Commenting on his appointment, Gary McGann, Chairman of the Group, said ‘We are delighted to welcome Jan as a Non-Executive Director. He brings a wealth of global experience across a number of different industry groups, most recently in the sports betting industry where he led the very progressive development of Tipico to its successful sale in 2011.

Prior to this, Jan held several senior executive roles with Electronic Arts, including that of Vice President of Marketing and Sales for International, and Bertelsmann Music Group as Managing Director of BMG Ariloa Munich.

Pictured: Jan Bolz