Unikrn names Vouris as chief operating officer

1 February 2018

Unikrn has appointed Andrew Vouris, previously of Tabcorp, as its new chief operating officer.

Vouris will join Unikrn this month and head up wagering and gaming growth strategies at the company, as well as connect and synergise its global team and primary offices in the US, Australia and Germany.

Confirmation of the appointment comes as Unikrn plans to launch a regulated betting operation across 80% of Europe, using its new Malta gaming licence.

“I first met the Unikrn crew back in 2014; that’s when I made the decision that Tabcorp would invest in them to help them build their business,” Vouris said.

“Obviously, I fell in love with the team, the brand, the vision and the product — this company is the future, and I’m going to make sure we expose them to the world.”

Rahul Sood, chief executive of Unikrn, added: “We hope none of our competitors will hold a grudge that Andrew picked Unikrn; it was never a fair fight given our recent success and his long-established love of both esports and our company.

“With UnikoinGold and our European expansion, we have a busy year ahead of us; Andrew is going to bring the experience and discipline that we need to accelerate Unikrn’s path toward unprecedented success.”

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