888 Appoints Mark Summerfield New Non-Executive Director and Member of the Board

Former interim chief financial officer of William Hill, Mark Summerfield, has been added to 888 Holding’s board as non-executive director. He joined the company’s audit committee as well where he will work with Anne de Kerckhove and Zvika Zivlin.

He joined the operator with immediate effect after serving as Hill’s interim CFO between July 2016 and December 2017. He was also at KPMG multinational services network, working as a partner there between 1999 and 2017.

A Valuable Addition to the Board

During his stint with KPMG…

…he was at several senior roles such as UK head for audit technology, global head of gaming, media and telecoms and head of assurance.

888’s chairman, Briant Mattingley, said of his arrival:

“With his extensive experience working with boards and audit committees of major listed companies, Mark brings a wealth of experience to 888. This will be of considerable benefit as the company continues to grow and pursue its strategic objectives. He will be a valuable addition to the board and the audit committee and I am delighted that he has agreed to join us.”

New Jersey Operations Off to a Good Start

888casino has struck a deal with independent provider, High 5 Games (H5G), regarding delivery of their content to this Europe and New Jersey-facing online casino.

This brand’s slot offerings will go live in UK and Denmark first, before being presented to an audience in New Jersey. CEO and founder of H5G, Anthony Singer, said that 888casino is a brand that needs no introduction and that this agreement will help cement their presence in Europe and NJ.

SVP of B2C at 888, Guy Cohen, added that innovative content developed by their new partner will broaden their platform with more exciting games.

Relaunch of Overhauled Platform

888casino has, prior to this deal, launched a new, revamped version of their website

…showcasing new look and feel of its online venue, with upgraded functionality that does not sacrifice anything of the aesthetic appeal.

Comments Cohen: “We are proud of our technological edge in the gaming market. The latest version of our website guarantees a fully immersive player experience with cutting-edge functionality and an intelligent design. Players will certainly be impressed.”

888 is one of the world’s most popular online gaming sites, with players in over 176 countries worldwide. The casino was founded in 1997 by online entertainment pioneers and it has revolutionized the way people play games on their computers by offering real money games with real money prizes for virtual wins.

The NJ online casino offers one of the richest selection of online casino games including all the player favorites like blackjack, roulette, classic slots, video slots and video poker. The slots offering is packed with an endless variety of cutting-edge, 3D-animated games.


“888 adds former William Hill CFO to board”, igamingbusiness.com, September 6, 2019.

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888 Appoints Mark Summerfield New Non-Executive Director and Member of the Board