Playtech announces Ruby Yam to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, London –  Playtech plc (LON: PTEC) today announced the appointment of Ruby Yam to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director effective from 1 June 2023.

Ruby brings over 30 years of corporate and banking experience across industries including infrastructure, utilities, pharmaceuticals, and racing.

“I am delighted that Ruby has agreed to join the Board. She has extensive experience at leading financial and investment groups, as well as bringing considerable knowledge of Asia built up over many years.” said Board Chairman, Brian Mattingley.

The company also announced that John Krumins will step down from the Board after the publication of the interim results in September 2023.

About Ruby Yam

Following roles with Bank of America and Cathay International, Ruby Yam spent several years working for the China Construction Bank Group in Hong Kong, where her last role was as General Manager and Head of Private Banking. Over the years, she has acquired strong expertise spanning corporate strategy, business development, and marketing, as well as compliance and risk control. Most recently, Ruby held a senior role at the Hong Kong Jockey Club.

About Playtech

Founded in 1999 and premium listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, Playtech is a technology leader in the gambling industry with over 7,000 employees across 20 countries.

Playtech is the gambling industry’s leading technology company delivering business intelligence-driven gambling software, services, content, and platform technology across the industry’s most popular product verticals, including, casino, live casino, sports betting, virtual sports, bingo, and poker. It is the pioneer of omnichannel gambling technology through its integrated platform technology, Playtech ONE. Playtech ONE delivers data-driven marketing expertise, single wallet functionality, CRM, and responsible gambling solutions across one single platform across product verticals and retail and online.

Playtech partners with and invests in leading brands in regulated and newly regulated markets to deliver its data-driven gambling technology across the retail and online value chain. Playtech provides its technology on a B2B basis to the industry’s leading retail and online operators, land-based casino groups, and government-sponsored entities such as lotteries. Playtech directly owns and operates Snaitech, the leading sports betting, and gaming company in online and retail in Italy.


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