SBTech has announced the appointment of Dave Hammond as Chief Operating Officer, tasked with overseeing the company’s technology, research and development, and business analytics teams.
The former commercial operations director for Paddy Power Betfair will bring his 25 years of industry experience to the sports betting and gaming technology supplier as it continues to expand in existing and new regulated markets.
“We’re delighted to have appointed Dave,” said SBTech CEO Richard Carter. “His vast operational experience and proven track record of implementing high growth strategies in a host of senior industry roles will add huge value to the company as we continue to grow in the 20+ regulated markets we currently operate in.”
“Dave will work closely with myself and the senior management team across all areas of the business to ensure we not only meet but exceed our customers’ expectations in 2019 and beyond.”
As well as negotiating with World Lottery Association operators and driving the digital transformation of Timeform as part of Paddy Power Betfair, Hammond also oversaw global growth across all product verticals in his role as director at Inspired Gaming.
“I’m thrilled to have joined SBTech,” added Hammond. “The company’s proven omni-channel full platform technology is widely used and is rapidly being adopted by numerous well-known sports betting, gaming, horse racing and lottery brands on an international scale.”
“I look forward to accelerating this growth as the business and its innovative products continue to break new ground, furthering our partners’ reach and maximising their revenue.”