Microgaming appoints Coleman as chief executive

28 June 2018

Microgaming has confirmed the appointment of John Coleman as its new chief executive.

Coleman takes on the new role having previously served as the company’s chief financial officer.

In a statement, the company said that Coleman has played “a central role in the operational running of the business in recent years”.

Speaking about his new role, Coleman added: “I am honoured to be leading Microgaming; this is a momentous time for the business, as we face exciting new opportunities in the years ahead.”

Meanwhile, Microgaming has named Roger Raatgever as executive chairman of Apricot Investments.

Raatgever has been chief executive of Microgaming Software Systems, which has now rebranded as Apricot Investments, for the past 17 years.

Expanding on this appointment, Apricot Investments said in a statement that it will “hold a variety of public and private assets, focusing on the interactive gaming and gambling space”.

The company also said it will serve as an investment vehicle and “begin pursuing wider interests in the interactive gambling and gaming industry”.

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