THU, 27TH APR 2017

In-Depth Analysis for the gaming industry

NEWS 5 January 2017
Yggdrasil Gaming bolsters its management team with two senior appointments
By Caroline Watson
Yggdrasil Gaming has adjusted its management team with the appointment of Andrew Pegler as chief commercial officer Gibraltar, while Krzysztof Opalka has been promoted to chief product officer.

With more than 12 years' experience in the industry, Pegler is joining the supplier from Scientific Games where he was senior director, key account management for the firms interactive division. He will now be based in Yggdrasil's Gibraltar office, and will be responsible for growing the supplier's presence in the region.

CEO at Yggdrasil Gaming, Gredik Elmqvist says: “As we continue to grow the business it is vital that we have the brightest minds and experienced hands on board, and Andrew and Krzysztof certainly meet those requirements. They will both play a key role in the future direction of the business.”

Andrew Pegler, chief commercial officer Gibraltar at Yggdrasil Gaming adds: “Yggdrasil is a very exciting business with proven high quality games, agile technology, and the best in-game promotional tools in the industry. I will apply my commercial skills, experience and network within iGaming to truly establish Yggdrasil in Gibraltar and beyond. The opportunity is massive.”

Chief product officer at Yggdrasil Gaming, Krzysztof Opalka says: “I am thrilled to have been promoted to chief product officer and to continue driving the business forwards in terms of the games and features we develop and offer our partners.

“Yggdrasil has built a reputation as the go-to supplier for quality and innovation, and part of my new role is to ensure that continues while expanding the range of games and products we offer. It’s a huge challenge, but one I am excited to take on.”

IN-DEPTH 21 April 2017
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