The world’s leading gaming content and software supplier, Playtech, has appointed a new CEO to oversee all Playtech’s Sports companies under the umbrella of Playtech BGT Sports.
[dropcap]P[/dropcap]laytech has announced that BGT founder Dr. Armin Sageder will be assuming the position of CEO at Playtech BGT Sports.
Dr Sageder will oversee the new division which brings together Playtech Sports companies BGT, Geneity, Mobenga, Unilogic and Playtech’s internal Sports Trading team.
Playtech claim its BGT Sports brand will aim to create a fully integrated, best-in-class sports betting technology solution by combining Playtech’s ‘brick to click’ strategy, an Omn-ichannel experience and the company’s industry-leading IMS management solution.
In his new role, Dr Sageder will report to the company’s overall CEO, Mor Weizer, and be responsible for all of Playtech BGT Sports’ business and customer relations.
Dr. Armin Sageder said: “I am very excited about the opportunity. When combining the BGT team spirit together with the extensive knowhow and knowledge of all the great talent that exists across Playtech, we have the opportunity to create a powerhouse for the benefit of our clients and their customers.
“By doing so we will continue to invest in our platforms, products, offering and services and will truly enhance customers’ betting experience and maximize the benefits for our licensees. Furthermore, we will continue to provide operators with the expertise and capabilities they expect from Playtech and BGT as well as the relevant tools in order to allow them to differentiate their customer propositions and achieve their strategic goals.”
Mor Weizer, CEO, Playtech: “I am delighted that Armin has accepted this role and I strongly believe he is the best person to take our sports offering to the next level together with the talent we have internally.
“Playtech BGT Sports will provide leading sports betting operators with best-in-class platforms and products as we well as a series of unique Omni-channel solutions that we believe will continue to revolutionize retail and online betting businesses alike,” Weizer added.