Tabcorp announced new executive team

The Australian company revealed the executive team that is set to lead after the merger with Tatts Group.

Australia.- After Tatts shareholders took the last step to merge with Tabcorp, the Australian giants announced that they finished the transaction. Tabcorp announced the executive team that is set to lead the company upon completion of the merger with Tatts, which was finalised today.

As Tabcorp revealed in a statement, the new Managing Director and CEO of the company will be David Attenborough, whilst the new Chief Financial Officer will be Damien Johnston. The rest of the team will be composed by Adam Rytenskild, managing director, wagering & media; Sue van der Merwe, managing director, lotteries & keno; Frank Makryllos, managing director, gaming services; Sean Hughes, group general counsel; Mandy Ross, chief information officer; Merryl Dooley, chief people officer; Clinton Lollback, chief risk officer; Ben Simons, chief strategy officer and Fiona Mead, group company secretary.

Tabcorp’s Managing Director & CEO, Mr David Attenborough said: “Tabcorp’s new Executive Leadership Team brings together executives from both Tabcorp and Tatts. I am very pleased to have such a strong team in place from day 1 as we enter a new era for these two great companies. The combination has created a world-class, diversified gambling entertainment group. Our new Executive Leadership Team, together with our more than 5000 people, will work to deliver the material benefits the combination is expected to create for shareholders, the racing industry, business partners, customers and governments.”

Moreover, he added: “I’d like to take this opportunity to express our deep appreciation to the executives who are departing the organisation due to the combination becoming effective. Each has contributed to the strength of Tabcorp and Tatts and has helped set us up with a great platform for growth. These executives will remain with us for a period of time into the New Year to support the initial phase of the integration program.”

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