Former Camelot corporate affairs head joins Lottoland

7 April 2017

Lottoland has appointed Laura Pearson, formerly of Camelot, as its new head of corporate affairs.

Pearson, who will join the company in May, spent five years with UK National Lottery operator Camelot, most recently serving as head of global corporate affairs.

Prior to her time with Camelot, Anderson held various roles at Whitbread and UK commercial broadcaster ITV.

“Lottoland's UK and its global operations are a fascinating example of innovation within the betting industry, and I am really looking forward to joining,” Pearson said.

“It’s an exciting time for Lottoland and I am looking forward to helping the business continue this growth throughout 2017 and beyond.

Nigel Birrell, chief executive of Lottoland, added: “Our ever-expanding lottery betting offer continues to entice new waves of customers and brings with it new challenges.

“As such it is crucial we employ top talent to ensure success across the board – Laura; will help us do just that.”

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