Recently, Gaming Innovation Group (GiG), brand owner of Rizk Casino, has just announced that it has promoted its Interim CEO Richard Brown to the role of acting CEO. Previous to this, he had been working the role on a temporary basis after replacing former CEO and Founder, Robin Reed. However, this became permanent on November 6th, 2019.
Brown joined the company back in February 2017 as the MD of Media Business. However, his rise was swift. After just 2 years they promoted him to Chief Digital Officer, and then to Chief Product Officer. Then, after the board decided they needed a change of CEO, he took over Robin Reed’s role as the temporary CEO on September 5th, 2019.
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As this suggests, Brown made a very good impression in this role. He has proved himself to be an effective leader and now has the board’s full backing. Indeed, they have gone through rigorous processes to find the right person for the role. And yet, they believe Richard Brown is the one. Not only does he have an impressive industry and commercial background, but he also has a proven track record of positioning. He also excels in organisation and strategy. Plus, he is well respected by all in the industry.
Before GiG and Rizk Casino, he proved himself in other directorial roles in top companies. These include Highlight Media Group, Web Guide Partner and THG Sports. And, he showed great results in all of these previous roles.
All and all, as the new CEO, he will start off with a strategic review. With this, he will look for opportunities that provide value and growth potential. He’ll also strive to make processes simpler and reduce complications. Overall, he will look to make the company much more efficient. Richard Brown said that he was “delighted to accept the position.” And the board chairman, Peter Nylander, shared this enthusiasm. He described Brown as the “best person to drive necessary changes” with his “strong track record of operational excellence.”