Paysafe selects Zak Cutler as CEO for North America igaming

Cutler has worked for Jackpocket and DraftKings.
Cutler has worked for Jackpocket and DraftKings.

The new position will report to Group CEO Philip McHugh.

US.- The payment provider Paysafe has appointed Zak Cutler as CEO North America gaming. The newly created role will report directly to Group CEO Philip McHugh.

Cutler has worked at state lottery ticket selling app Jackpocket as VP of strategy and product, a role in which he was responsible for product strategy and delivery, overseeing expansion of the app across ten US jurisdictions.

Prior to his role at Jackpocket, Cutler served as director of product management at DraftKings, where he worked on aspects of product initiatives such as payment processing, compliance and expansion.

Philip McHugh, Paysafe’s CEO, said: “We believe Paysafe has huge potential to win in North American iGaming given our track record as the de facto payments specialist in this sector globally.

“Now, with the additional leadership bench strength of Zak at the helm of our highly focused team, we are in a better position than ever to help operators seize the opportunities out there through the delivery of best-in-class payments products and services.”

Zak Cutler said: “As a former Paysafe customer for many years, I’m thrilled to now have the opportunity to join the team in this capacity.

“While at Jackpocket and DraftKings, I was always impressed by Paysafe’s industry-leading products, and their foresight to invest in the North American iGaming industry long before it was in the mainstream. I also admired the team’s ability to develop deep relationships with customers.”

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