Board of Directors
The Directors of 888, their age and positions are as follows:
|Richard Kilsby||Non-executive Chairman||62|
|Brian Mattingley||Chief Executive Officer||63|
|Aviad Kobrine||Chief Financial Officer||51|
|John Anderson||Independent Non-executive Director||65|
|Amos Pickel||Independent Non-executive Director||47|
|Ron McMillan||Independent Non-executive Director||62|
Richard Kilsby: Non-executive Chairman
Richard Kilsby has been Chairman since March 2006 having previously been Deputy Chairman of the Company from August 2005. He is currently a director of Tullett Prebon plc. Since 2001 he has held several board and management positions in various private and venture-capital funded companies. In 2004, he acted as independent monitor for the SEC and USA Department of Justice in connection with Adecco. From 1999 to 2002, he was Chief Executive of Tradepoint and subsequently Executive Vice Chairman of virt-x plc. From 1995 to 1998 he was an Executive Director of the London Stock Exchange, prior to which he was a Managing Director for Bankers Trust from 1992 to 1995. He was also Vice Chairman of Charterhouse Bank from 1988 to 1992, and spent the early part of his career with Price Waterhouse (now PwC), where he was a partner from 1984 to 1988.
Brian Mattingley: Chief Executive Officer
Brian Mattingley has been Chief Executive Officer since March 2012, having previously been Deputy Chairman of the Group and Senior Independent Non-executive Director since March 2006. He joined the Board in August 2005. He was previously Chief Executive of Gala Regional Developments Limited until 2005. From 1997 to 2003 he was Group Finance and Strategy Director of Gala Group Plc, prior to which he was Chief Executive of Ritz Bingo Limited. He has held senior executive positions with Kingfisher Plc and Dee Corporation Plc.
Aviad Kobrine: Chief Financial Officer
Aviad Kobrine has been Chief Financial Officer of the Company since June 2005 and was appointed to the Board in August 2005. From October 2004 he was a consultant to 888. Previously, he was a banker with the Media Telecoms Investment Banking Group of Lehman Brothers and prior to that, he was a senior associate with Slaughter and May. He holds a Masters in Finance from the London Business School (Distinction), a BA in Economics and an LLB from Tel Aviv University.
John Anderson: Independent Non-executive Director
John Anderson was the Chief Executive Officer of the Group from September 2000 to December 2006. He is currently Non-executive Chairman of Burford Holdings plc and was Chief Executive Officer of Burford Holdings plc from 1996 to 2000. He is Chairman of the Interactive GamingCouncil, a board member of eCOGRA and Chairman of 10 Tech Holdings Limited. Previously, he was a Board member of Ladbrokes plc and from 1990 to 1996.
Amos Pickel: Independent Non-executive Director
Amos Pickel was appointed in March 2006. Formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Management Company Limited and Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Red Sea Hotels Ltd. Previously a Non-executive Director of Gresham Hotel Group Plc, he is a non-practising solicitor holding a Masters in Law from New York University and a LL.B. from Tel Aviv University. As of 20 January 2010, he is a member of the Board of Directors of Twenty10 Hotel Fund Limited.
Ron McMillan: Independent Non-executive Director
Ron McMiIlan spent the whole of his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was a partner for 28 years until his retirement on 31 March 2013. In addition to acting as the engagement leader on a number of major listed companies, Ron was the Global Finance Partner, Northern Regional Chairman of the UK firm and Deputy Chairman and Head of Assurance for the Middle East firm. Ron is the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of N Brown Group Plc. He also acts as a consultant to PwC in the Middle East.