Itai Pazner has been appointed as 888’s new Chief executing officer, being promoted from his previous role of Chief Operating officer, taking over from Itai Frieberger who has announced he is standing the role.
Pazner, whose in depth and widespread understanding of both 888 and the online gaming industry has been praised, previously spent over six years as SVP of the organisation’s B2C division, overseeing development of its 888 brands as well as oversight of its marketing, customer support operation and function.
“Itai Frieberger is hugely admired both in 888 and throughout the online Gambling industry and he has been instrumental in the group’s significant development over many years.
“I am very excited at the prospect of building on his work and continuing to deliver the group’s clear growth strategy by further enhancing our technology and growing 888’s presence across products and global regulated markets.
“I believe that 888 today is one of the most diversified operators across product and regulated markets in the global online gaming industry.
Itai Pazner said: “In my new role, I will remain on the board to support Itai by leveraging my relationship, and supporting the progress of a number of exciting strategic initiatives are already underway.