New CEO for Angler Gaming plc
David Gray will step down from his position as CEO for Angler Gaming plc on the 11thof September 2018 due to health-related reasons. While David is currently recovering, he wishes to reduce his day-to-day involvement in the running of the company. “This was a difficult decision to make”, David said, adding that “it was a privilege to work as CEO of Angler Gaming and I am very proud of our achievements”. David will continue to serve as a Director on the Board of Directors.
Angler Gaming plc has appointed Thomas Kalita as new CEO. Thomas will assume his role on the 12thof September 2018 and will be based in the Group’s Head Office in Malta.
Thomas is 49 and has over 20 years’ experience in leading positions within successful Internet-focused companies, including the last 12 years from his working in the I-gaming industry based in Malta. Between 2007 and 2009 he was the CEO of Betsson AB’s operational subsidiaries with overall responsibility for their financial performance for all the global brands and products, including Casino, Sportsbook, Poker, Financial Betting, Scratch Cards and other games, offered to many geographical markets around the world. Prior to that he worked as a Product Director and Marketing Director for Betsson AB’s operational subsidiaries.
Thomas grew up in Sweden and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Economics (specialisation in IT-Management) from Stockholm University. He spent the last 12 years working from Malta. Since 2009 he has been an entrepreneur and investor in the I-gaming industry with many successful launches and investments. Through companies he controls, Thomas owns 8 901 603 shares in Angler Gaming plc corresponding to 11.87% of its issued shares.
‘I look forward to commencing my role of CEO of Angler Gaming,’ says Thomas Kalita. ‘We will continue to increase the activity level within both Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer verticals, the later through the newly-licensed subsidiary PremierGaming Ltd. We also plan to launch and market a new brand towards North Europe in the beginning of October. In addition, we will improve the IR function and evaluate if Angler Gaming group should apply for a licence in Sweden. Continued organic growth and profitability is very important going forward. At the same time, we should not be afraid of acquiring companies should we find good candidates.”
The Board of Directors, Angler Gaming Plc
Malta, 28 August 2018
ANGLER GAMING PLC (PUBL) IS A MALTESE HOLDING COMPANY LISTED ON THE SWEDISH STOCK EXCHANGE, SPOTLIGHT STOCK MARKET, THAT INVESTS IN COMPANIES WHICH PROVIDE GAMING SERVICES OVER THE INTERNET. ANGLER GAMING’S CORE BUSINESS IS TO OWN AND ADMINISTER SHAREHOLDING IN INTERNET GAMBLING COMPANIES. ANGLER GAMING PLC OWNS STARFISHMEDIA N.V AND PREMIERGAMING LTD. WHICH THROUGH PARTNERS OR BY ITSELF OFFERS GAMES TO END USERS VIA THE INTERNET