Thomas takes CCO role at IWG

27 February 2017

Instant Win Gaming (IWG) has named Leon Thomas as its new chief commercial officer.

Thomas joins the instant win games provider after a spell as chief operating officer at Rank Group subsidiary Mecca Digital, an IWG partner.

Prior to that he worked as managing director for Tombola.co.uk, overseeing a period of sustained success before periods with US companies Caesars and NYX Gaming.

“I am really excited to be taking the commercial reins at IWG, and look forward to helping to grow what is already a highly successful supplier in a fast-growing vertical within the industry,” said Thomas.

“My previous experience makes this a perfect fit and I look forward to helping IWG cement its position as the world leader in instant win gaming.”

Working out of IWG’s London base, Thomas will be responsible for growing the company’s industry position, as well as building upon and creating partnerships with lotteries and commercial brands.

Rhydian Fisher, chief executive at IWG, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Leon to the team here at IWG.

“He has succeeded in our industry for many years now and the experience he brings will be invaluable to the future success of our company as we continue to grow into the wider commercial sector.”

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