Amaya has confirmed Robin Chhabra, William Hill’s Group Director of Strategy and Corporate Development, has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Corporate Development Officer.
Chhabra will oversee Amaya’s corporate development function, reporting to company CEO Rafi Ashkenazi. Chhabra has 12 years of experience working for major financial, consultancy and auditing firms and became Director of Corporate Development for Inspired Gaming Group in 2006. He has served in his role at William Hill since May 2010.
Ashkenazi states: “Robin Chhabra’s deep industry experience and vast professional network will help us pursue our ongoing strategic priorities, as well as drive growth through potential strategic and other opportunities.
“Robin is one of the most respected executives in the industry, and we are excited to add him to our team where he will complement our existing executive management talent.”
Chhabra comments: “Amaya is already a leader in online gaming and I am eager to contribute to the company’s future growth. I have tremendous respect and a strong relationship with the management team and look forward to working with them,”
Following a brief leave from William Hill, Chhabra is expected to make the move in September 2017.