Colin Cole-Johnson joins GVC Holdings

By Simon Wright, Last updated Jun 30, 2023

GVC Holdings have this morning announced the appointment of Colin Cole-Johnson as their new Gaming Product Director, who will take up his new position with the company next month.

Cole-Johnson who is currently the Group Director – Digital and Cross Channel Services for the Rank Group, a position he has been in place for the past near five years, will be returning to the company he first started out with in iGaming, when he assumes his position with GVC Holdings.

With Cole-Johnson starting out his career in iGaming with Ladbrokes back in 1995. Where he started out as a call centre agent to rise through the managerial ranks to that of Director of eGaming, prior to leaving in 2008 to join fierce rivals William Hill.

A newly created role within GVC Holdings, Cole-Johnson  will be responsible for the Group’s Casino, Live and Bingo products, ensuring GVC offers its players the very best product experience.

Speaking about his appointment, Shay Segev, Chief Operating Officer of GVC said: “We are delighted  Colin is joining us. He has huge expertise in this area and will further strengthen the Group’s leadership team.”

“Colin will drive our gaming product forward, bringing his unparalleled industry experience and gaming expertise.”

Simon Wright

Simon Wright has been both a player and an observer of the online casino industry for over 15 years. His knowledge of the online casino industry – to include sports is massive. Not many folks have the experience or his knowledge about online gambling. His adoration of football is also noted. He has painted his house blue (Chelsea) and annoys his neighbors with local football songs on game days.

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