BetMGM appoints former MGM Resorts’ legal head as CFO

Hagopian will be responsible for the company's legal and compliance departments.
Hagopian will be responsible for the company's legal and compliance departments.

The new BetMGM CFO played a crucial role in establishing the brand in collaboration with GVC Holdings during his time at MGM Resorts.

US.- BetMGM has appointed Andrew Hagopian, previously on the MGM Resorts chief corporate counsel, as its chief financial officer in the company’s executive team.

Hagopian will be responsible for the company’s legal and compliance departments and will report to CEO Adam Greenblatt.

In his previous role at MGM, Hagopian led a team of lawyers and other professionals responsible for legal aspects of the company. His role was pivotal in the negotiations with GVC Holdings to establish the BetMGM brand in 2018.

He also spent time at international law firm Gibson Dunn, where he worked within the corporate transactions and securities practice group.

Hagopian said of his recent appointment: “BetMGM resides at the intersection of technology and gaming. This is an exciting opportunity to leverage my industry and transactional experience at a fast-moving company in a complex, regulated environment where a strong continued commitment to excellence in compliance will be essential to our success.”

CEO, Adam Greenblatt, added: “Andrew’s deep industry experience, and proven ability to build and lead a world-class legal team, will serve BetMGM well as we continue to grow rapidly in a dynamic industry.”