Raketech eyes William Hill CEO as new chairman

Raketech eyes William Hill CEO as new chairman

Online affiliate and content market provider Raketech has proposed appointing William Hill chief executive Ulrik Bengtsson as its new chairman, after Christian Lundberg declined re-election to the role.

Published 7th April 2021

Bengtsson has been CEO of William Hill since September of 2019, having initially joined the bookmaker as chief digital officer in April 2018.

Prior to this, he was president, chairman and chief executive of Betsson Group, and also spent time as CEO of the emerging markets pay-TV business at Modern Times Group.

Raketech’s nomination committee proposed appointing Bengtsson as chairman, and should this be approved, the appointment would come into effect from the affiliate’s annual general meeting on May 17.

“With his profound knowledge, connections and experience from the global scene of igaming combined with first-hand experience from large scale international transactions, Mr Bengtsson is perfect for the job to further accelerate our growth,” Raketech nomination committee chairman Tobias Persson Rosenqvist said.

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