Betfred USA introduces Kresimir Spajic as new CEO

September 15, 2023 1:37 PM
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  • Rege Behe, CDC Gaming Reports
September 15, 2023 1:37 PM
  • Rege Behe, CDC Gaming Reports

Betfred Friday announced that Kresimir Spajic has been appointed CEO of Betfred USA. Spajic will be in charge of the sportsbook’s vision, strategy, and operations in 10 states, including Colorado, Ohio, and Nevada.

“We are delighted with the appointment of Kresimir Spajic,” said Betfred Group Chief Executive Joanne Whittaker in a statement. “Our team in the U.S. have worked tirelessly to expand our operation and with Kresimir’s vast experience, we have the right person to take our U.S. business to the next level.”

Spajic previously held executive and principal consulting roles with companies including Great Canadian Entertainment, Apollo Global Management, Hard Rock International, Rush Street Interactive, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, and Bwin.

“I’m truly excited to embark on this journey as the CEO of Betfred USA,” Spajic said. “I am looking forward to working with our exceptional domestic and global talent and partners. Together, we aim to build a sustainable business in the U.S. by delivering unparalleled value and support to our customers while upholding a strong commitment to responsible gaming.”

“It’s an important and exciting time for our U.S. business,” said Betfrred Founder Fred Done, “and Kresimir is the ideal person to further push and expand the Betfred brand in America.”

Rege Behe is lead contributor to CDC Gaming Reports. He can be reached at rbehe@cdcgaming.com. Please follow @RegeBehe_exPTR on Twitter.