Tag: Jim Mullen

Ladbrokes Australia moves Cherry to chief exec

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As Dean Shannon steps away for the helm, the division’s long serving COO Paul Cherry moves to replace his as chief executive   Ladbrokes Australia has announced that its chief operating officer Paul Cherry will replace company stalwart Dean Shannon (pictured) as the division’s chief executive. Shannon, who founded the Bookmaker website in Australia, which was then sold to Ladbrokes in 2013,...

Ladbrokes takes ‘flesh wounds’ in festival struggle with online rivals

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The CEO of Ladbrokes has accused rival bookmakers of taking bets at levels that did not make business sense in this March’s Cheltenham Festival, the “worst in living memory” for the industry. “At Cheltenham we were reminded of the intense competition with offers and pricing at levels which, in our view, abandoned bookmaking principles, we competed hard but refused to...