In a move set to elevate its trajectory in the competitive iGaming industry, Octoplay, the innovative online casino slots development company, proudly announces the appointment of industry veteran Gavin Hamilton as Chairman, pending regulatory approval.
Gavin Hamilton, renowned for his role as the former CEO of Red Tiger, brings a wealth of experience to Octoplay. His return to the B2B sector, following his departure from Evolution post their acquisition of Netent, which had previously acquired Red Tiger in 2019, underscores the strategic significance of this appointment.
With an illustrious career that includes key roles such as CEO at Red Tiger, COO of Net Ent, and Commercial Director at Evolution, Hamilton reunites with some former colleagues at Octoplay.
This collaboration is poised to fuel the rapid growth of Octoplay, positioning it as a formidable challenger brand in the sector. Hamilton's appointment aligns seamlessly with Octoplay's ambitious plans to make a substantial impact in the burgeoning US market.
Expressing his enthusiasm for the role, Carl Ejlertsson, CEO of Octoplay, stated, "As we embark on a transformative journey in 2024, Octoplay is poised for a pivotal year. Gavin’s invaluable experience in navigating the intricacies of scaling a business into diverse regulated markets will undoubtedly expedite our development."
Hamilton, equally excited about his new role, commented, "I am thrilled to be joining Octoplay as Chairman. I am impressed by what they have achieved in such a short period and am excited to be part of the delivery of the strategy going forward.”
In an industry where establishing a new supplier is rife with challenges, Hamilton emphasizes the paramount importance of an unwavering focus on product quality and innovation. He commends Octoplay for embodying this principle, stating, "For Octoplay to have already secured partnerships with most of the world's largest operators is a significant endorsement of their commitment to product excellence and innovation."
As Octoplay anticipates an exciting future, Gavin Hamilton's strategic guidance is poised to play a pivotal role in steering the company toward continued success.