Dean Shannon is set to replace Jason Scott as GVC Holdings’ Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Australia.
Australia.- As part of a move to further strengthen its Australian market, GVC Holdings has announced the appointment of Dean Shannon as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The executive will replace Jason Scott.
Before the appointment, Shannon was already non-executive director and consultant to the operations in Australia after the sale of the Neds International business to GVC in 2018. He was also CEO of Ladbrokes Australia between 2013 and 2017.
When commenting on his appointment, Shannon said that he believes that in Ladbrokes and Neds they have two of the leading brands in the market. He considers that they are backed by their proprietary technology and highly talented team. “We are very well placed for growth,” he said.
GVC CEO Kenneth Alexander said: “We are delighted to announce Dean’s appointment. He is a highly dynamic, experienced leader with the entrepreneurial skills that will drive our Australian business to even greater success in the future. I’d also like to put on record my thanks to Jason Scott for the job he has done in establishing the Group as a market leader in Australia.”