Nama Kushnir is going to be the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Gibraltar-based 888 Holdings Limited, a public company that owns several popular gambling brands and websites.
The company announced Kushnir, the Senior Vice President (SVP) and Head of Human Resources as the next COO.
Nama Kushnir has been with 888 holdings for 11 years. Before 888, she had been with Herbert Smith Freehills, a global law firm. She worked in Human resources and had started her journey with 888 Holdings in a similar role, 11 years ago.
Second only to 888 Holdings’ CEO, Itai Pazner, Kushnir will have new responsibilities including monitoring the operations to accomplish the company’s growth strategy. The additional responsibilities will be to enhance the companies presence in overseas markets and boost its overall market share by implementing innovative measures.
Expressing herself about the promotion, 888’s new COO Nama Kushnir said: “I am hugely excited to be taking on this new role in 888’s Operational Management team. The group has made some exciting recent acquisitions, including adding a sportsbook to its proprietary technology stack for the first time.”
888 Holdings’ CEO, Itai Pazner said: “Naama is a highly skilled, respected and experienced operator and I have every confidence that – alongside the rest of the Operational Management team – she will continue to drive 888’s growth and promote our company culture, vision, and values in her new role.”
This is the second big announcement by 888 Holdings this year in regards to a change in the top level management. Earlier In January, Itai Pazner was announced the new CEO replacing Freiberger.
The company has also been expanding its global presence to combat the potential negative impacts of Brexit on its business in Europe. 888 strategically acquired a license in Malta which is seen as the company’s preparedness to avoid any negative impact of Brexit which is imminent.
Also, 888 holdings has recently been involved in controversies surrounding its Betbright acquisition. After successfully acquiring Betbright, earlier this year, 888 holdings were unable to onboard all bet bright players which led to chaos and confusion amongst players.