888 Holdings adds Andrea Gisle Joosen, Andria Vidler and Randy Freer to its Board as Independent Directors

– UK, Gibraltar –  888 Holdings PLC (LON: 888), one of the world’s leading online betting and gaming companies, today announced the additions of Andrea Gisle Joosen, Andria Vidler, and Randy Freer to its Board as Independent Non-Executive Directors effective immediately, following the completion of the acquisition of the international (non-US) business of William Hill.

“It gives me great pleasure to welcome three outstanding candidates in Andrea, Andria and Randy to the Board of 888. As well as further strengthening the Group’s corporate governance structure, they each bring extensive and highly relevant skills and experience to our Board which will be of significant benefit to the Group as it delivers its long-term strategic objectives as an enlarged business post the completion of our acquisition of William Hill,” said Board Chairman, Lord Mendelsohn.

About Andrea Gisle Joosen

Andrea is a highly experienced non-executive director having held leadership positions across multiple international technologies and consumer industries companies. Andrea currently serves as a non-executive director for Curry’s plc in the UK and Billerud AB in Sweden.

She previously chaired Sweden-headquartered Acast AB and was a non-executive director at ICA Gruppen, James Hardie Industries plc, and Mr. Green & Co, the online gaming business which was acquired by William Hill plc in 2018.

During her executive career, Andrea has held numerous leadership roles in the media and technology sectors including as CEO of Boxer TV Sweden and as Managing Director of Nordics for Panasonic, Chantelle Group, and Twentieth Century Fox.

About Andria Vidler

Andria has 30 years of experience in marketing and technology, focusing on re-energizing brands through consumer engagement and digital innovation. Since 2020 she has been the CEO of Tag EMEA, the independent end-to-end creative production partner for brands and agencies. Andria leads the global ESG strategy for Tag.

Andria spent the previous six years as CEO of Centaur Media PLC. Before Centaur, Andria spent four years as CEO for EMI Music UK & Ireland and has held senior roles at Bauer Media and the BBC. She was a non-executive for Gamesys PLC where she chaired the ESG committee. She has previously served as a Trustee for the Media Trust and The Roundhouse Trust and as Chairman of the Marketing Group of Great Britain.

About Randy Freer

Randy Freer is CEO of The Freer Company which provides business vision and brand narrative advice to a broad spectrum of companies. Before setting up The Freer Company, Randy was CEO of Hulu, the American subscription streaming service.

Before Hulu, Randy led 21st Century Fox’s global entertainment and sports television assets. As President and COO of the Fox Networks Group, he oversaw all operational areas and distribution and advertising revenue, business development, and strategy. Randy also served on the Hulu, National Geographic, and Big Ten Network boards in this role. Randy was also previously a Senior Advisor to McKinsey Consulting in the TMT, Sports and Advertising Tech, and Digital Transition sectors.

About 888 Holdings Plc

888 Holdings plc is one of the world’s leading betting and gaming companies. In 2022, the Group acquired the international (non-US) business of William Hill to create a global industry leader. Headquartered in Gibraltar, and listed in London, the Group operates from 15 offices around the world and employs approximately 12,000 people globally.

The Group’s mission is to lead the gambling world in creating the best betting and gaming experiences, bringing unrivaled moments of excitement to people’s day-to-day lives. It achieves this by developing state-of-the-art technology and content-rich products that provide fun, fair, and safe betting and gaming entertainment to customers around the world.

The Group owns and operates internationally renowned brands including 888casino, 888sport, 888poker, William Hill, and Mr. Green. In addition, the Group operates the SI Sportsbook brand in the US in partnership with Authentic Brands Group.

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