Glitnor Group, a rapidly-expanding iGaming business group, has announced the appointment of Richard Brown as its new Chief Executive Officer.
This major industry move comes as Glitnor Group continues its impressive growth fueled by the success of its B2C brands, LuckyCasino and HappyCasino, as well as the increasing popularity of its B2B content house, Swintt. Brown, the former CEO of Gaming Innovation Group (GiG), brings a wealth of industry experience and expertise to lead Glitnor Group to new heights.
During his tenure at GiG, Brown oversaw a period of remarkable growth, leading the company to enter new markets and complete high-profile acquisitions. Under his leadership, GiG achieved record revenues in Q1 2023. Now, Brown will utilize his strong organizational leadership and business development skills to drive similar success for Glitnor Group.
Brown's appointment as CEO will be effective from January 2024, marking an important and exciting phase for Glitnor Group. The company aims to further expand its global presence by establishing and nurturing strong iGaming operations and game development studios in Europe, North America, and LatAm.
Glitnor Group has experienced phenomenal growth since its establishment in 2018 and currently employs around 200 team members worldwide. The company was shortlisted for multiple categories at the EGR Nordics Awards, including Employer of the Year 2023. Additionally, its B2B content house, Swintt, received recognition by being shortlisted for five categories at the recent EGR B2B Awards.
With Glitnor Group's prominent position in the industry and ambitious plans for the future, Brown will have ample opportunities to leverage his business acumen and experience in both public and private markets. His goal is to capitalize on the group's strong position in multiple markets and verticals.
Jörgen Nordlund, Co-founder at Glitnor Group, expressed confidence in Brown's appointment, stating, "By appointing Richard, I believe Glitnor has secured one of the industry's top C-level talents, and I'm looking forward to the positive impact he'll have on our business as we look to strengthen our brands and enter more markets in the future."
Richard Brown, the newly appointed CEO of Glitnor Group, expressed his excitement about the role, saying, "I am honored to take on the role of CEO of Glitnor Group. The teams have built a fantastic position in the industry, and I look forward to working with them to capitalize on the numerous opportunities ahead. The group's long-term ambition is impressive, supported by founders with a proven track record of success, and I am extremely excited to contribute towards achieving those goals for the business, the group's staff, and its shareholders."
Brown concluded by expressing his eagerness to embrace the new challenge at Glitnor Group, stating, "I truly believe [Glitnor Group] to be one of the most exciting business groups in the iGaming industry. I very much look forward to starting in the New Year."