James Henderson quit his position as chief executive at William Hill effective immediately.
UK.- William Hill chief executive Henderson stands down position as chief executive at William Hill effective immediately. In the meantime, Philip Bowcock, the bookmaker’s chief financial officer will step in as CEO on an interim basis.
“James’ career with William Hill has spanned over 30 years covering the retail, online and international businesses,” said William Hill in a statement. “We would like to thank him for his significant contribution and we wish him all the best for the future. Philip has a clear set of priorities as interim CEO, principally the continued turnaround of the online business; we will confirm a successor in the coming months.”
In the statement William Hill also confirmed that it will continue to trade in line with previous guidance of between £260 million (€312.3 million) and £280 million (€335.5 million) of operating profit for the full year. The bookmaker plans to publish its half-year results on August 5.