The role has been created ahead of its launch on the US market to build relationships with third parties.
US.- The sportsbook and igaming solutions company FSB has appointed a vice president of operations for North America ahead of its launch on the US market.
Bob Akeret will report to COO Glenn Elliot, who joined the company himself in August.
Akeret’s main responsibilities will include ensuring the market is well targeted with the products and services offered by FSB and assisting the development team in localising its retail and online sports betting technologies.
He will also play a role in affiliating the company with third parties such as payment providers and data suppliers and identify potential new business opportunities in the US.
Akeret previously worked as director of operations and customer experience at Resorts Digital Gaming, playing a role in the launch of the company’s ReportsCasino.com.
FSB CEO Dave McDowell said: “Bob is one of the most experienced retail and online gambling executives in North America and I am delighted to welcome him to the team. Securing Bob is a real coup for FSB as we prepare to enter the North American market with our leading technology.”
Akeret commented: “I am extremely excited by the opportunity to join FSB and showcase my gaming experience in the US market where there are tremendous opportunities for the business. As we fine-tune our product for the market and continue to build out our US team, I really do believe we are in a great position to succeed.”