Live 5 promotes Oliver Vlaytchev to Director of Operations

Multi-channel slot developer Live 5 has promoted Oliver Vlaytchev to the role of Director of Operations as the studio continues to build out its senior management team.

Vlaytchev joined the Staffordshire-based slot developer back in 2017 as Software Games Developer & Coordinator and has quickly moved up through the ranks to reach Director of Operations where he will be responsible for a range of business-critical tasks.

This includes managing the day to day activities of all departments within the company, ensuring seamless communication between departments, project planning and managing, overseeing the product roadmap and working with third parties.

As Director of Operations, Vlaytchev will work closely with the Chief Product Officer on all new game releases to ensure they are on-trend and meet the exemplary standards the developer has set itself. He will also work alongside other senior members of the team on the studio’s wider ambitions.

Lloyd Butler, CEO of Live 5, said: “Oliver has proved to be a highly valuable member of the team and his promotion to Director of Operations reflects the positive impact he has had on the business since first joining our ranks in 2017.

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“Live 5 has been on a tremendous growth trajectory over the past 18 months and Oliver has played a key role in this. In his new position, he will continue to manage day to day activities across our departments while playing an even greater role in the strategic development of Live 5.”

Oliver Vlaytchev, Director of Operations at Live 5, said: “Live 5 has come a long way since I first joined, growing from a team of five to a team of 20 in a very short space of time. Being a part of this rapid growth has been exciting and I am grateful for the opportunity and the promotion.

“It has been really rewarding to put together a team and be able to drive and deliver our content. I will keep helping the business to grow, adding new jurisdictions and partners along the way. The future of Live 5 is incredibly exciting and I am thrilled to be playing an even greater part in it.”