Industry veteran Phil Walker has been appointed UK and Ireland Online managing director for land and online gambling group William Hill plc, based in Gibraltar.
His management experience includes md of sports brands at Ladbrokes Coral with responsibility for marketing services across the merged group, and grouip chief operating officer for the Gibraltar Stock Exchange.
Walker replaces Grant Williams, the current incumbent, who has advised the board of his intention to leave the company after three years in-post in the wake of a planned restructuring scheduled for next year.
Announcing Walker’s appointment, William Hill’s chief digital officer, Ulrik Bengtsson, said:
“Phil comes to William Hill with a strong track record in the industry and will have a clear focus on the UK and Ireland markets moving forward. He will be key to achieving our ambitions for digital growth in the coming years. We wish Grant well and thank him for his work in improving the online business over the last three years.”