BetGames has appointed Ian Catchick as Chief Product and Business Development Officer, reinforcing its ambitious goals. Ian will be joining the company after leading product development and consultation in his most recent role in the gambling industry and brings with him over 20 years of experience within the sector. His extensive understanding of global markets will be a crucial part of the company’s ongoing expansion plans, having worked in the UK, Austria, Greece, Cyprus, Ireland, Belgium and Spain.
Beginning his career with UK lottery operator the Camelot Group, he has held Director roles with Gala Coral, Ladbrokes and Playtech and was also formerly the Chief Product Officer of OPAP. These positions have seen him amass a broad range of experience in both B2B and B2C across a mix of sports betting, casino, bingo and lottery products.
Working alongside Ian to maintain BetGames’ impressive track record of creating immersive live dealer products, Vytautas Kacerauskas will continue his efforts as Vice President of Product Development and Innovation.
Speaking on the appointment, Andreas Koeberl, BetGames CEO said: “We are delighted to welcome aboard Ian, his experience and knowledge represent a huge asset, allowing us to diversify our portfolio and strengthen our growth plans going forward.
“We are looking forward to working with him and utilising his know-how in the development of multi-channel and digital strategies as we continue to create the unique gaming experiences we’re renowned for and beyond.”
“I especially want to thank Vytautas for his incredible efforts as interim CPO in the last months and I’m more than happy that he will continue as one of our creative masterminds.”
Ian Catchick, Chief Product and Business Development Officer at BetGames, added: “I’m excited to join BetGames and embark on a new challenge in my career. I‘m looking forward to getting started and supporting the company’s impressive success that it has achieved globally.
“BetGames is an award-winning brand that excels in bringing one-of-a-kind entertainment products to the industry and that’s just the kind of platform that offers great potential for me to spearhead its ambitious plans.”