888 announces appointment of new COO

23 March 2019
(PRESS RELEASE) -- 888, one of the world’s leading online gaming entertainment and solutions providers, announces the appointment of Naama Kushnir, previously a Senior Vice President (‘SVP’) and Head of Human Resources, as the Company’s new COO. In her new role, Naama will support across the Group’s business functions in advancing and implementing internal processes as well as taking leadership on the Group’s Post Merger Integration (‘PMI’) strategies following 888’s recent exciting acquisitions.
Naama has been with 888 for more than 11 years and has been SVP in charge of Human Resources since September 2016. Previously she worked in HR at Herbert Smith Freehills, the Global Law Firm.
Naama will report directly into CEO Itai Pazner and work alongside the rest of the Group’s SVPs to drive delivery against 888’s growth strategy focused on expanding across global regulated markets underpinned by product innovation and organic growth initiatives supported by value-enhancing M&A.
Itai Pazner, CEO of 888 commented: “We are delighted to announce Naama’s promotion which reflects the outstanding strength of the team we have in our business. Naama is a highly skilled, respected and experienced operator and I have every confidence that — alongside the rest of the Operational Management team - she will continue to drive 888’s growth and promote our company culture, vision and values in her new role.
On behalf of everyone at 888, I would like to wish Naama continued success in her new role.”
Naama Kushnir, COO of 888 commented, “I am hugely excited to be taking on this new role in 888’s Operational Management team. The Group has made some hugely exciting recent acquisitions, including adding a sportsbook to its proprietary technology stack for the first time. I am looking forward to working across various functions in the Group to support 888’s continued growth and strategic progress.”