(PRESS RELEASE) -- Bede Gaming, the award-winning supplier of software to the online gaming industry, has had its commitment to diversity and well-being recognized with six nominations at this year’s Women in Gaming Diversity Awards 2019.
Bede is a finalist in the ‘Best Place to Work’ and ‘Employee Wellbeing’ categories, underlining its commitment to delivering a truly open and supportive environment for its employees.
Four members of the Bede Gaming team were also nominated in individual categories:
- Leader of the Year – Sarah Hitchcock, Product Director
- Young Leader of the Year – Eileen Wood, People Specialist
- Innovator of the Year – Holly Roberts, Head of Delivery
- Star of the Future – Chelsea Dryden, QA Automation Engineer
Having been named in Gaming Intelligence’s annual Hot 50, a list of the industry’s most influential executives, Sarah Hitchcock also played an integral role in Bede’s selection as the new digital partner of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation in 2018 - Bede’s biggest commercial deal to date.
The nominations come hot on the heels of Bede’s victory in the “Great Place to Work - Supplier” category at the International Gaming Awards 2019.
Alex Butcher, Managing Director, Bede Gaming, said, “We've worked hard to establish Bede as an inclusive employer, and have managed to attract some of the most talented experts in the industry. Putting people at the heart of what we do is fundamental to the ethos of the company. Our goal has always been to create a balance of challenge and support for our staff, whilst ensuring Bede is a fun place to work.
“It is fantastic that so many members of our team have been recognized with well-deserved nominations at this year’s Women in Gaming Diversity Awards, and we wish them the best of luck on the night.”
Bede offers a wide range of proactive marketing tools on its gaming platform, alongside a portfolio of more than 3,000 games, from over 100 providers. Its cutting-edge responsible gambling tools, including deposit limits and development of further automated tools to identify players displaying signs of problem gambling behavior set it apart as the safest place to play.