Itai Pazner no longer 888 CEO

888 has announced that Itai Pazner will no longer serve as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

According to iGaming news website iGB, Pazner will be replaced by the operator’s non-executive Chairman, Lord Mendelsohn, on an interim basis, until a replacement is found.

Pazner, who spent 20 years with 888, was appointed CEO in January 2019, where he led the business through the acquisition and merger of William Hill in July 2022. 

888’s former CEO also oversaw expansion of the company across the North American market – in the United States and in Canada.

In comments following the announcement, Lord Mendelsohn thanked Pazner for his work over the past two decades, including the last four years as CEO.

Mendehlson added that Pazner played a very important role in building 888, and that in his role the process that merged 888 with William Hill commenced successfully. 

Comings and goings at 888 William Hill

Itai Pazner’s departure as CEO is the latest in a number of changes around the company.

Last week, 888 William Hill announced that it named Phil Walker as its new UK and Ireland Managing Director. 

888 William Hill
888 and William Hill merged to become 888 William Hill.

Earlier this year, Naama Kushnir stepped down as 888’s Chief Transformation Officer to become an independent consultant. Kushnir had occupied this role for only 9 months.

Meanwhile, last December, 888’s business development Vice-President, Marcel Elfersy left the company to become Gaming Innovation Group’s (GiG) new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).

Earlier last month, 888 hired digital expert Anna Barsby as their new Chief Product and Technology Officer (CPTO).

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