Lottoland appoints new chief finance officer

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Lottoland has appointed of Jon Hale as Chief Financial Officer.Jon was the Chief Financial Officer for over eleven years at Gibraltar-based 32Red plc where he was instrumental in several corporate transactions, culminating in the £176m sale to the Kindred Group Plc in June 2017.

Prior to his time at 32Red plc, Jon qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1998, before joining Capital Corporation plc, an operator of high roller land-based casinos. Jon has also co-founded Property Internet Plc and served as Finance Director of the Sports Café Group Ltd; overseeing significant growth in the group’s portfolio and its admission to AIM in December 2001.

Lottoland CEO Nigel Birrell said: “I am delighted to announce that we have appointed Jon as our new Chief Financial Officer. Jon brings with him a wealth of gaming experience and knowledge that we will benefit from as we continue to grow and deliver on our strategy.”

Jon Hale commented: “I’m thrilled to be joining the Lottoland team and can’t wait to meet everyone and get settled in. Having been based in Gibraltar, I’ve seen first-hand how Lottoland has developed and grown, and I really admire how they have done so in such a short space of time. I look forward to working with Nigel and the team as the Group continues on its growth journey.”Jon joins Lottoland with immediate effect and will report into Nigel Birrell.