Former William Hill CFO Appointed to the Board at 888 Holdings

Former interim William Hill plc Chief Financial Officer, Mark Summerfield, has been appointed to the board of 888 Holdings plc, the parent company of 888 Casino. Summerfield will take up a position as an Independent Non Exec Director and also that of Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee at 888 Holdings.

As well as serving 15 months as interim Chief Financial Officer at William Hill, Summerfield also has a wealth of experience in finance, having worked for 29 years at KPMG, prior to his role at William Hill.

Some of the positions that Summerfield held at KPMG included, Global Head of Gaming, UK Head of Audit for Technology, Media and Telecoms (“TMT”) and UK Head of Assurance.

Chairman of 888 Holdings, Brian Mattingley, said of the appointment of Summerfield, commenting: “With his extensive experience working with boards and audit committees of major listed companies, Mark brings a wealth of experience to 888.”

“This will be of considerable benefit as the Company continues to grow and pursue its strategic objectives.  He will be a valuable addition to the Board and the Audit Committee and I am delighted that he has agreed to join us.”

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