888 Holdings (LON: 888), one of the world’s leading online gaming entertainment and solutions providers, announced today that after more than 15 years with the Group, Aviad Kobrine will step down from his role as Chief Financial Officer during 2020.
The Board of 888 will now commence a search for Aviad’s successor. Aviad will remain in his position until a successor is in place in order to enable a seamless transition of responsibilities at the appropriate time.
Aviad joined 888 in 2004 ahead of the Group’s IPO and was appointed as CFO in June 2005. He has played an important part in the Group’s progress and growth into a global online gaming business that operates across 12 regulated markets.
Aviad Kobrine, CFO of 888 commented: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank the fantastic team at 888 with whom I have had the pleasure and honour of working over the last 15 years. I am incredibly proud of what we have achieved together throughout my time with the business.”
Brian Mattingley, Chairman of 888 commented: “Aviad has made a truly outstanding contribution to 888. He has played a significant role in helping to develop 888 into the world class online gaming operator it is today.
Aviad has been an integral part of the leadership team throughout a transformational period for the company. Over recent years, he has supported 888’s growth into new markets whilst also helping the Group to successfully manage and navigate significant changes in our industry. On behalf of everyone at 888, I would like to wish Aviad every success for the future.
Aviad will be staying in his role while the Board finds his successor. We will provide a further update as and when appropriate.”
Itai Pazner, CEO of 888 Holdings commented: “On behalf of the entire 888 team I would like to thank Aviad for his significant contribution to the Group. I would also like to extend my personal gratitude to Aviad for his support and friendship over the years.”