Sean Wilkins to become 888’s new CFO in February 2024

Updated:2024-03-31 09:16    Views:175

888 Holdings has announced Sean Wilkins' appointment as the company’s CFO, effective from 1 February 2024.

The current CFO, Yariv Dafna, will hand over his position to Vaughn Lewis, the company’s Chief Strategy Officer, who will take the role of CFO on an interim basis from October 2 to Wilkins’ start next year.

Wilkins has almost 20 years of experience working as a CFO in private and public companies, where he was most recently the CFO of Superbet.

Wilkins said of his new role: “Having worked in the regulated online betting and gaming industry over recent years,Online Casino Games I have followed 888 closely. Following its transformational acquisition of William Hill, the group has all the ingredients for long-term success: outstanding brands, technology and people.

“The Board has set out very clear plans to create significant shareholder value and I am really looking forward to being part of the leadership team to deliver these plans and achieve the group’s clear potential.”

The Executive Chair of 888, Lord Mendelsohn, said of Wilkins’ up-and-coming appointment: “The Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Sean as the group’s new CFO following a thorough search process.

“Alongside Widerström and the rest of the leadership team, the Board is highly confident that the group has an outstanding executive team in place with the right skills and capabilities; to deliver the group’s clear strategic plans and priorities."