888 Holdings appoints Anne de Kerckhove as Senior Adviser

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888 has announced that Anne de Kerckhove has been appointed as Senior Independent Director with immediate effect.

Anne has been a Non-executive Director of the Company since 28 November 2017 and chairs its Nominations Committee.

Anne is currently the CEO of Freespee – a fast growing company in the conversational commerce space. Previously, she was the CEO of Iron Capital and the Managing Director EMEA for Videology, Global Director of Reed Elsevier, and COO and International Managing Director at Inspired Gaming Group.

Ms. de Kerckhove is an angel investor and mentor for early-stage start-ups and entrepreneurial funds including CRE and Daphni. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and an MBA from INSEAD. In addition to chairing the Company’s Nominations Committee, Anne is a member of the Company’s Remuneration Committee and Audit Committee.

Commenting on the appointment, 888’s Chairman, Brian Mattingley, said: “With her extensive experience as an entrepreneur and investor, as well as her strong track record on the Board and its Committees, Anne is a real asset for 888 as it continues to grow and pursue its strategic objectives. I am delighted that she has agreed to take on the Senior Independent Director role.”