New VP of Strategy and Operations for Pragmatic Play

By Simon Wright, Last updated Jul 1, 2023

The Malta based casino game studio Pragmatic Play who are behind the slot game Gates of Olympus which is currently the featured slot of the month here on Casinomeister, which you can play at Videoslots, have announced the appointment of Bhotesh Maheshwari as their new Vice President of Strategy and Operations.

The 39 year old Maheshwari will be based at Pragmatic Play’s Gibraltar office of which he will also head up and he will be tasked with working closely with the founders and senior management team of the software developers.

Maheshwari’s last role was with the Rank Group, where he was charged with the task to formulate multi-channel gaming product and content strategy across all platforms, in his position as Head of Product.

Prior to joining the Rank Group, he worked for Betfair for two years as their Head of Games, having joined them from the Inspired Gaming Group. Maheshwari cut his teeth in the gaming industry over fifteen years ago as a manager for William Hill, hence he brings a lot of knowledge and experience to his new position with Pragmatic Play.

His core responsibilities with the popular casino game developer will include overseeing commercial operations and building closer product partnerships with leading operators across Europe while expanding Pragmatic Play’s footprint in newly regulated territories across the globe.

Julian Jarvis, Chief Executive Officer at Pragmatic Play, commenting on the appointment of Maheshwari said: “We are thrilled to have Bhotesh join us, and look forward to his impressive industry experience benefiting our growing team.”

“The projects he has previously been involved with and the impact they have had on development in his previous roles bode very well for his future with us.”

Speaking about his latest career move in joining Pragmatic Play, Bhotesh Maheshwari stated: “I look forward to working closely with the founders and management team at Pragmatic Play which has established itself as a leading multi-product provider in our industry in a very short time.”

“We have hugely exciting expansion plans within regulated regions and new product verticals and it’s fantastic to be embarking on this next phase of growth for the company.”

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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