Net Gaming has today expanded and strengthened the Group’s management team by bringing in Erik Gjerde and Sirp De Wit, who will provide the management team with further specialist expertise in iGaming lead generation. Erik Gjerde is also appointed CEO of the subsidiary HLM Malta Ltd, with Sirp De Wit taking up the position of COO for the same company.
Net Gaming has developed a strategy for continued strong organic growth in the Lead Generation business area. In line with the defined growth strategy, Erik Gjerde has been appointed CEO and Sirp De Wit COO for Highlight Media, which constitutes the Lead Generation business area. The Lead Generation business area accounts for about 94% of Net Gaming’s total revenue.
“I am delighted to appoint Erik Gjerde as CEO and Sirp De Wit as COO for our most important business area, Lead Generation. It means that we are now organised for continued sustainable growth and in a position to quickly and efficiently integrate new product launches and future acquisitions into the organisation. Both Erik and Sirp have shown good leadership qualities and excellence particularly within lead generation. I am confident that this is a double act that can lift the organisation to the next level, enabling us to continue to gain market shares and strengthen our position globally within iGaming lead generation,” comments Marcus Teilman, President and CEO of Net Gaming.
Erik Gjerde, 34, was born and raised in Oslo, Norway. He studied marketing and communication at the Norwegian School of Management. Erik has worked for Highlight Media since 2011. Sirp De Wit, 34, was born and raised in Assen, Netherlands, and holds an MSc in International Marketing & Management from the University of Newcastle. Sirp has worked for Highlight Media since 2011.
For further information, please contact:
Marcus Teilman, President and CEO
+356 9936 7352
Net Gaming Europe AB (publ)
Telephone: +46 8-410 380 44
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The information in this press release is information that Net Gaming Europe AB (publ) is required to disclose in accordance with the EU Market Abuse Regulation and, where applicable, the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was provided by the contact person above for publication on 25 September 2017 at 08.45 CET.