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Caesars Entertainment Appoints Juliana Chugg To Board Of Directors

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Caesars Entertainment Corporation today announced the appointment of Juliana Chugg to its Board of Directors, subject to required regulatory approvals. Chugg currently serves as a member of the VF Corporation Board of Directors, where she is a member of the Nominating and Governance, Talent and Compensation and Executive committees.

“Juliana has extensive senior executive experience and has successfully managed all aspects of multi-billion-dollar businesses, including operations, strategy, product innovation, marketing, e-commerce, branding and licensing,” said Jim Hunt, Caesars Chairman of the Board. “Juliana’s global general management and brand stewardship perspectives bring a welcome addition to the Caesars boardroom as the Company implements strategies focused on creating long-term shareholder value.”

Chugg served as Chief Brand Officer of Mattel Incorporated from 2015-2018. She was responsible for $6 billion of revenue, leading iconic brand franchises in all sales channels, licensing, global content management, and margin improvement, among other responsibilities.  Prior to that, Juliana worked for General Mills from 1996-2014.  After holding a series of increasingly senior positions in the company’s Pillsbury Division, she served as General Mills Senior Vice President and President Meals Division from 2010-2014 where she directed a $2 billion business of globally-recognized food brands.

“Caesars Entertainment is focused on realizing the full potential of its iconic brands. We have a rich variety of branding and licensing possibilities, as well as the opportunity to further evolve omni-channel marketing of our core products, services and industry-leading loyalty program, Total Rewards,” said Mark Frissora, President and CEO of Caesars Entertainment. “Juliana brings the Caesars Board important experience in these areas.”

“I’m pleased to join the Caesars board to support the further development and implementation of the Company’s exciting growth strategies,” Chugg said. “I look forward to partnering with the board and management team to help Caesars achieve its rightful business leadership position among the most recognized brands in the world, in part by generating sustainable value for shareholders.”

Prior to joining the VF Corporation Board in 2009, Chugg served as a Director of the H.B. Fuller Company from 2007-2013.  Juliana has a Bachelor of Business degree from the University of South Australia.

With the addition of Juliana Chugg, Caesars Entertainment’s Board of Directors will consist of 12 members.

 

About Caesars Entertainment Corporation:
Caesars Entertainment is the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment provider and the most geographically diverse U.S. casino-entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, in 1937, Caesars Entertainment has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions. Caesars Entertainment’s resorts operate primarily under the Caesars®, Harrah’s® and Horseshoe® brand names. Caesars Entertainment’s portfolio also includes the Caesars Entertainment UK family of casinos. Caesars Entertainment is focused on building loyalty and value with its guests through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership. Caesars Entertainment is committed to environmental sustainability and energy conservation and recognizes the importance of being a responsible steward of the environment. For more information, please visit www.caesars.com/corporate.

 

Source: Caesars Entertainment Corporation

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William Hill promotes Robin Terrell as the chair for Corporate Audit & Risk

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William Hill has promoted Robin Terrell as the new chair of the firm’s corporate Audit & Risk Management Committee, replacing the current Audit Chair David Lowden. Appointed as a William Hill non-executive director in 2016, Terrell has been a member of the bookmaker’s Audit & Risk Management Committee since 2017.

Terrell is the former Chief Customer Officer of Tesco Plc (2013–2016) and Managing Director of John Lewis UK (2008–2011). He also served as a governance advisor to Tesco Mobile, Lazada Group and Amara Living.

William Hill governance has committed to undertake major recruitment and resources drive bolstering its William Hill US division led by North America Chief Executive Joe Asher.

 

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Relax Gaming strikes Hacksaw Gaming deal

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Innovative studio adds scratch card portfolio via Relax Gaming’s Powered By program

 

Relax Gaming, the new-breed games and platform supplier, has agreed yet another new Powered By plat-2-plat partner, Hacksaw Gaming.

Under the terms of the agreement, Hacksaw Gaming’s range of 26 scratch card games will go live on Relax Gaming’s platform, adding to an offering that now comprises more than 280 games.

The deal sees scratch card products integrated into Relax’s platform for the first time.

Daniel Eskola, Relax Gaming CEO, said: “We pride ourselves on offering a powerful range of content to suit the needs of any operator and adding Hacksaw Gaming’s new take on scratch cards is an exciting new proposition.

“Its commitment to innovation stood out to us, and we are certain that our operator partners will love their games.”

Marcus Cordes, COO at Hacksaw Gaming, said: “Hacksaw Gaming was founded with a vision for revolutionising scratch cards and we are delighted this has been recognised by Relax Gaming, which has shown great enthusiasm for our products.

“Expanding the reach of our growing range of pioneering products is a key priority as we enter 2019, and we are pleased to be doing so with a platform that is gathering so much momentum.”

Relax Gaming has been set up to become a next generation supplier offering transparent fees and scalability for the hand-picked studios with which it works.

 

About Relax Gaming:

Relax Gaming Group was founded in 2010 with the goal of simplifying B2B content delivery for the modern iGaming landscape. With transparency and collaboration central to its ethos, its recent and rapid expansion has been conceived in order to deliver unparalleled global reach.

Via a quick one-time integration, Relax Gaming now provides access to a roster of 280+ casino games and a diverse range of proprietary products, including Poker, Bingo and its recently launched slot portfolio. The high-quality aggregated content is provided through its selected Silver Bullet (commercially represented) and Powered By (commercially independent) partners.

Regulated markets are also at the heart of its growth strategy, with licenses held in multiple jurisdictions including: the Malta Gaming Authority, Alderney Gambling Control Commission, the UK Gambling Commission and the Danish Gambling Authority.

 

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Enteractive set for inaugural London exhibition appearance

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Retention specialists to showcase its (Re)activation Cloud at stand N9-252

 

Enteractive will be exhibiting at ICE for the first time this year, showcasing its range of innovative player retention solutions.

Delegates heading to stand N9-252 will be able to find out more about the company’s innovative (Re)activation Cloud service, which is designed for comprehensive player reactivation.

The solution, which was first unveiled ahead of SiGMA in 2018, is the iGaming industry’s first AI-driven platform for large-scale personal player retention and win-back.

Operators connect to Enteractive’s proprietary platform for player reactivation and activation with 100% maintained real-time control, where they can re-engage with their player base through Enteractive’s one-to-one personal conversations, which results in up to 50% of players re-depositing.

In addition, (​Re)activation Cloud safeguards both operator and customer data to ensure it adheres to the most stringent of regulatory frameworks as well as responsible gaming measures.

Enteractive CEO Mikael Hansson said the company is extremely excited to be exhibiting at the industry’s largest trade event for the first time.

He said: “Following a hugely successful SiGMA at the end of last year, we’re all set to make our debut appearance and showcase our highly-effective retention products at ICE 2019.

“As new regulation kicks in that will affect the way in which operators can target their customer base, now is the perfect opportunity to consider new approaches to player engagement.

“At stand N9-252, delegates can discover how our services, including the (Re)activation Cloud, can help operators tap into an existing customer base and guide them to reactivating in a responsible manner.”

To arrange a meeting with Enteractive at ICE 2019, please contact us at info@enteractive.com.

 

About Enteractive:
Enteractive is a leading provider of player retention solutions for the iGaming industry. Co-founded in 2008 by CEO Mikael Hansson, the company’s Player Reactivation Services help operators return churned players back to action, while its Player Support Offering makes sure active players stay on board. Enteractive received its Responsible Gaming accreditation from the Global Gaming Guidance Group and is committed to supporting and augmenting the responsible gaming policies of its operator clients. This includes promoting the awareness of problem gambling, as well as improving prevention, intervention, and treatment. Their clients within betting and gaming include leading names such as Betsson Group and Gaming Innovation Group.

 

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