Confirming all the alleged news making rounds in the media, Entain has appointed Jette Nygaard-Andersen as the new CEO with immediate effect.
Nygaard-Andersen who is currently an independent non-executive director at Entain has been given the charge as CEO.
She has taken over the charge from Shay Segev who had served Entain with the notice to leave. Segev was serving his notice period at Entain who had resigned from Entain to leave for DAZN.
Segev will join DAZN as its Co-CEO and will remain in place till July 8 to facilitate smooth transition.
As per Gambling Insider, Nygaard-Andersen said: “I am very excited to have the opportunity of continuing the extraordinary momentum that Entain has in its existing markets, as well as helping it enter new regulated markets and reach new audiences.”
She added: “I am deeply wedded to Entain’s commitment to providing industry-leading levels of player protection, and to its philosophy that the most sustainable business in our industry will be the most successful business in our industry. I cannot wait to get started.”
Entain chairman Barry Gibson also expressed his happiness at the new appointment of Andersen.