Shock Departure Of Top Online Gambling Executive

SHOCK DEPARTURE OF TOP ONLINE GAMBLING EXECUTIVE

16th September, 2011 at 14:46:32
Source: http://www.azonlinecasinos.com

Online travel executive appointed as replacement

Online gaming firm Betclic Everest has announced the departure of Nicolas Béraud as chief executive officer of the group effective end September 2011. Béraud has reportedly accepted Betclic Everest's invitation to join its board of directors according to an iGaming France report.

Béraud's replacement has been named as Ignacio Martos (53), filling the position effective October 1, 2011. Martos joins from a position of chief executive officer of the Amadeus IT Group's online travel agency Opodo, prior to which he founded Rumbo a leading online travel company active in Spain and Latin America.

Betclic Everest Board of Directors said: "Under the leadership of Nicolas Béraud, BetClic Everest Group has successfully developed its range of sites, sports betting and online games. Today we are pleased to welcome a new Internet professional to accelerate the growth of our brands, consolidate and strengthen our positions in France and Europe."

Nicolas Béraud added: "I EUR‹EUR‹ will take these six years as a joy of driving an extraordinary adventure in a company of enthusiastic and innovative teams in an area where everything was to be created. I thank the Board for its confidence."

Ignacio Martos said: "I EUR‹EUR‹ chose to join BetClic Everest Group because I am convinced that in a context of the European market opening up, this sector has strong potential for growth. The Internet has already revolutionized our lifestyles and changed our patterns of consumption, there is a real place to go further to enrich the range of leisure options for users passionate about games such as poker."

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