Yggdrasil names James Curwen CEO, succeeding Björn Krantz

Yggdrasil names James Curwen CEO, succeeding Björn Krantz

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  • Gambling Insider
August 23, 2023 7:29 PM

James Curwen has been named the new CEO of Yggdrasil, starting on 1 October. Curwen, who is now the Chief Online Officer of OPAP, the Greek Operator, will take over this executive post when Björn Krantz steps down as CEO.

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Until his departure at the end of September, Krantz will keep leading the business and ensuring an easy transition.

Krantz said: “Since day one, my work with Yggdrasil has been focused on transformation and as the company now enters the next phase of its global developments, it’s time for me to hand over the reins.

“James Curwen is an industry veteran; he will bring invaluable experience and leadership to the company as it enters the next phase of driving sustainable, profitable growth. It’s his time to lead.”