Paddy Power names independent Non-Executive Director
5 Sep 2017
Jan has over 25 years of senior management experience across marketing, sales and finance functions, most recently as the Chief Executive Officer of Tipico, the leading German sports betting business, from 2011 to 2016. Prior to this, Jan held several senior executive roles with Electronic Arts, including that of Vice President of Marketing and Sales for International, and Bertelsmann Music Group as Managing Director of BMG Ariloa Munich.
Commenting on his appointment, Gary McGann, Chairman of the Group, said, "We are delighted to welcome Jan as a Non-Executive Director. He brings a wealth of global experience across a number of different industry groups, most recently in the sports betting industry where he led the very progressive development of Tipico to its successful sale in 2016. His background and experience will be of significant benefit to the Board."
There are no disclosures required in respect of this appointment pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority.