Gambling.com Group has a new chief member of the board of directors with Michael Quartieri stepping into the position after a unanimous vote. Quartieri is an important hire as he will assist the company to pursue its further ambitions in the online gambling market and expand rapidly in the sector. His appointment was welcomed by Gambling.com CEO Charles Gillespie who added:
Michael brings an exceptional track record to Gambling.com Group and is a renowned and highly respected executive within the gaming and entertainment industry, as well as among institutional investors and analysts.
Gambling.com CEO Charles Gillespie
A Well-Seasoned Career Professional
He is a well-seasoned industry veteran who has held various C-level positions within a number of established companies within the industry, including as chief financial officer for Scientific Games, now known as Light & Wonder.
He helped with SciPlay Corporation’s initial public offering worth $352 million and has been the latest addition to Gambling.com’s board. For nine years, Quartieri held numerous positions with Las Vegas Sands, including global controller, senior vice president, and others.
His appointment came on June 30, 2022, but was revealed in a press release on Wednesday. Quartieri was handpicked by the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. In an interesting twist, Quartieri will be part of both the Nominating and Audit Committees.
Gillespie hailed Quartieri’s significant experience in important realms of the industry, such as M&A, capital formation, investor relations, and more.
As such, Gillespie had no doubt that Quartieri would make a great addition to the board of directors. Commenting on his appointment, the executive said:
I am excited about the opportunity to join Gambling.com Group’s board of directors and work with the management team as the company continues its growth as a leader in performance marketing for online gambling.
He praised Gambling.com’s success record in creating an international business that is built to last while focusing on growth. Quartieri confirmed that he is keen to help Gambling.com take on the United States as the market that is growing the most rapidly today. Gambling.com is expanding in both the online sports betting and iGaming markets. Quartieri will seek to assist the company with these ambitions and more.