Gaming1 elevates ex-Chief Marketing Officer David Carrion to COO Interactive role

By Gambling Insider

Belgian operator Gaming1 has promoted former CMO David Carrion to the position of Chief Operator Officer (COO) Interactive.

In his new role, Carrion will focus on developing “a high performing organisation” that is “capable, focused and resilient.” He has also been tasked with better aligning Gaming1’s technology, business and marketing segments.

Regarding his appointment, Carrion thanked the company and expressed an optimistic attitude concerning its future.

“I’m proud to have been trusted as COO Interactive for one of the industry’s most exciting and ambitious brands. During my time here, the company has excelled in every area and continues to see rapid growth,” said Carrion.

“We have bold aspirations for the future, our goal for the Gaming1 interactive business line is to outperform market growth, we are set to double our revenues within the next five years. We aim to do this based on scalability and by delivering real quality to the player.”

Carrion was selected for his industry experience, having previously worked for Spanish casino operator Cirsa, a subsidiary of investment giant Blackstone, and at ‘The Stars Group’ — a Canadian gambling company that is now part of Flutter Entertainment.

In this latter role, he oversaw the business’ digital marketing transformation and growth before becoming Marketing Director of PokerStars. During his tenure, Carrion developed the strategy, teams and tech stack around SEO, PPC, Paid Social, Affiliates and Display advertisement, as well as multiple high-profile award-winning campaigns.

Gaming1 Co-founder Sylvain Boniver commented: “Everyone at Gaming1 is delighted to have David take on more responsibilities as the company’s new COO Interactive.

“During his time as a Chief Marketing Officer, David showed his quality and experience in delivering impressive growth strategies. We are confident that in his new role, David will excel and continue being a tremendous and valuable asset to the company and its partners.”

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