The British bookmaker William Hill has appointed Eric Hageman as chief financial officer, effective from June 7. He will replace Matt Ashley, who stepped into the role in April 2020.
Hageman is currently Group CFO at Swiss-based workplace operator IWG, formerly Regus. He previously served as CFO at Chime Communications in London, and before that at TeleCity Group plc and Royal KPN NV.
Ashley leaves William Hill to become CFO at Micro Focus plc, a software and information technology company.
William Hill’s chief executive Ulrik Bengtsson said:
“We are delighted to welcome Eric to the William Hill team. He brings a wealth of financial and operational experience within digital and technology-driven industries as well as senior management experience.
I look forward to working with him as we lead William Hill through the next chapter. I also want to thank Matt Ashley for his substantial contribution to William Hill through the challenging period of the global pandemic.”
On his appointment, Hageman said:
“It is an exciting time to join William Hill and I look forward to working with the William Hill team and its shareholder Caesars on the next chapter.”
Source: Focus Gaming News