William Hill confirms Prior as CFO

2 October 2017

William Hill has today (Monday) announced that Ruth Prior has formally joined the bookmaker as chief financial officer.

Prior, who will also take a place on the William Hill board, was first revealed as the company’s new financial chief in March, with the firm at the time saying she would take up her role later in the year.

Prior joins the company from payment processing solutions provider Worldpay, where she had been serving as chief operating officer and was previously deputy chief financial officer.

Before her time with Worldpay, Prior also had a spell as group chief financial officer at EMI Group and worked with private equity firm Terra Firma Capital Partners as a finance director.

Speaking in March, Prior said: “I am excited to be joining William Hill at a time when there are clear opportunities both to grow the business inside the UK and to expand our position on the international stage,” said Prior.

“I'm looking forward to working with the team to deliver the digital expertise, operational efficiencies and technology platform that will underpin the group's further growth.”

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