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NEWS 18 May 2016

Leigh Nissim appointed new CEO of Nektan plc

By Priscillia Mudiaki
London-listed gaming technology provider Nektan plc has appointed Leigh Nissim as its new chief executive. Nissim will take over from the founder of the company Gary Shaw, who has been serving as interim CEO since the departure of David Rosen in January. The new head of the B2B platform and content provider is expected to take up his post by late July. Thenceforth, Shaw will assume responsibilities of the director of strategy.

Prior to joining the company, Leigh Nissin worked as commercial director for International Game Technology. He has more than 11 years experience in the industry, holding high profile roles including commercial director and UK managing director of SwiftStake Technologies, managing director of St Minver, and chief operating officer for Vitesse Media.

Commenting the recent appointment, NEKTAN Chairman Jim Wilkinson stated : “We are delighted to be appointing someone of Leigh’s calibre and experience to Cektan during this period of high growth and development. With his strong track record of successfully growing gambling business across our product verticals and within regulated markets, Leigh’s appointment will help Nektan continue its growth momentum and capitalise on new distribution and product opportunities.”

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