888 appoints new managing director of Dragonfish

16 July 2010
(PRESS RELEASE) -- 888, one of the world's most popular online gaming entertainment and solutions providers, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Zerah as Managing Director of Dragonfish, the award-winning independent B2B division of 888 Holdings Plc.

David, who takes up the post in August, joins from Vizrt where he was Chief Commercial Officer managing sales, account management, customer support partner relationships and product management. Vizrt is a world leading provider of TV Graphics systems, Media asset management solutions, and Online CMS to broadcaster and web publishers all around the globe. The company has more than 35 sales offices around the world and serves over 1500 customers across 85 countries.

Prior to becoming CCO, David spent 7 years as Executive VP of Sales Worldwide and grew the business from $17m a year in revenue to over $100m in 2008. In addition to David's global responsibilities, he has spent the past three years in Asia, establishing an Asian headquarters and building the Asian operations.

Gigi Levy, CEO, 888, commented:

"We are delighted that David has joined us to head up Dragonfish. David has significant B2B experience in the media industry, both broadcast and online, and as the industry moves towards a greater emphasis on content and flexible solutions his experience and contacts will enable Dragonfish to capitalise on the opportunities."

David Zerah, Managing Director, Dragonfish, commented:

"I am very pleased to join one of the leading B2B players in the gaming industry at such an exciting time. This industry is dynamic, and the emergence of new technologies and platforms present very exciting possibilities for online gaming. I look forward to driving the business forward through enhancing Dragonfish's offering, strengthening our existing partnerships and acquiring new ones."