Veikkaus confirms new executive team

The only legal gaming operator in the country confirmed a new executive team.

Finland.- Veikkaus, the only legal operator from Finland, has reported that it has appointed a new executive team. The gaming operator also said that its board of directors is revising the structure of the company.

The measure to set a new management team is part of ongoing changes made to the company following the merger with Fintoto and Raha-automaattiyhdistys in January 2017. Veikkaus president and CEO Olli Sarekoski explained that by revising the organisation, they are preparing for the changes in the company’s operating environment, for the rapidly increasing international competition, and for success in digital business.

Sarekoski is set to continue as chief executive of the company, and will be supported by Nora Vähävirta, chef operating officer in charge of casino, lottery and betting units, as well as roducts and product development, marketing and branding, customer loyalty and digital channel sales. Velipekka Nummikoski will be executive vice presidents and will be in charge of communications, community and beneficiary relations, and sponsorship agreements.

Earlier this week, the company reported a slight decrease in revenue for the second quarter of the year. The company said that even though profit increased 2.5% to €505.5 million, turnover fell 0.3% to €1.58 billion.

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