Eric Hageman is William Hill's new chief financial officer

William Hill, the leading betting and gaming company, has just announced the appointment of Eric Hageman as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), starting on June 7th. In addition, Hageman takes a seat on the Board of Directors of William Hill Caesars, after a brief transition period with Matt Ashley.

Eric most recently served in the same role at the IWG PLC group, a company with global reach and based in Switzerland. Previously, he served as a director at several leading companies including TeleCity Group PLC in the UK and Royal KPN NV, a leading communications industry organization in the Netherlands.

“We are delighted to welcome Eric to the William Hill team. He brings extensive financial and operational experience in the digital and technology sectors, as well as senior management experience,” said Ulrik Bengtsson, the company’s CEO.

Bengtsson added: “I look forward to working with him as we take our company to the next level. I also want to thank Matt Ashley for his substantial contribution to William Hill during the challenging period of the global pandemic.”

The company’s new chief financial officer also spoke formally: “It’s an exciting time to join William Hill and I look forward to working with your team and shareholder Caesars soon.”

About William Hill

It is one of the most important betting players in the UK. Currently, the operator holds approximately 25% of the local market. Founded in the 1934s, the company today provides services worldwide and has offices in the UK, Republic of Ireland and Gibraltar.

The bookmaker is also listed on the Stock Exchange and is part of the FTSE 250 index. In addition to sports betting, the group offers online casino games, bingo, poker and skill games.