The Board of Directors of NetEnt has appointed Therese Hillman new Group CEO of NetEnt, with immediate effect on May 22, 2018.
Hillman has been Chief Financial Officer of NetEnt since January 2017 and acting CEO since March 2018. Before joining NetEnt, she worked in the e-commerce industry for 10 years and was the CEO of Gymgrossisten, a subsidiary of Qliro Group. She has also been a member of the Board of Unibet. Therese Hillman has an M.Sc. in Accounting and Finance from the Stockholm School of Economics.
”It is with great enthusiasm, but also humility, that I am taking on the role as Group CEO of NetEnt,” said Therese Hillman. “I look forward to drive the development of the industry together with our customers and employees and to deliver the best player experiences. This is how we can continue to create value for our customers, shareholders, players and employees.”
NetEnt’s Chairman of the Board, Fredrik Erbing, said he was pleased to bring Hillman to the team: “Therese has a clear business focus and is an appreciated leader with great energy. NetEnt is pioneering the online gaming industry and is taking the next step to be at the forefront of business focus and innovation. With Therese’s abilities, we get the right person to lead the company in the next growth phase.”