Alexander Martin named CEO of SKS365
SKS365, the International sports betting and gaming operator with € 1,2 bn. in turnover and market leader in Italy through the brand Planetwin365 and almost 1000 shops, continues its journey of strengthening its regulatory and market operations by announcing the appointment of two new executive hires: Alexander Martin will take up the role of Chief Executive Officer, whilst Andrew McIver assumes the role of Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of SKS365. Both roles are fundamental to the next phase of growth and evolution of SKS365.
The SKS365 Malta Holding Board says “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.”
Alexander Martin, was previously Chief New Media Officer and Executive Board Member of Gauselmann AG, holding the positions from 2014 to 2018. He brings a career of experience in both strategic leadership as well as sports betting, online gaming and digital transformation in multinational companies. Prior to 2014 he spent 15 years as Top Management Consultant at A.T. Kearney.
The SKS365 board welcomes him “We are delighted that Alexander Martin will join our company as CEO. Alexander 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.”
On his new appointment Mr. Martin commented: “I feel very honored 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.”
Andrew McIver is a recognized and respected industry leader with a wealth of expertise in regulating sports betting and online gaming. A Chartered Accountant by training, he held the position of CEO, Jackpotjoy PLC from 2016 to 2018, and prior to that he was CEO at Sportingbet PLC from 2006 to 2013. He has also undertaken Non-Executive roles with firms in other industry.
As SKS365 Board “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.”
On his Non-Executive position, McIver commented “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.
The announcement of these key appointments of two, well respected industry figures reinforces the ongoing support and investment from the shareholders to truly realize the ambitions of the SKS365 and Planetwin365 brands.