Avshalom Lazar was recruited as the new Chief Compliance and Legal Officer (CCLO) in the LeoVegas’ Group Management team, the company has announced.
Avshalom is excited to be joining LeoVegas as the gambling regulatory and compliance environment is undergoing some major modifications recently. The changes pose challenges but at the same time provide opportunities for leading operators such as LeoVegas.
“I’m confident that together with LeoVegas management we would strengthen the company’s strategy even further while ensuring we act responsible with growth in focus,” says Avshalom Lazar.
LeoVegas mobile gaming group is at the forefront of using state-of-the-art technology for mobile gaming. They offer casino, live casino and sports betting and operates two global brands LeoVegas and RoyalPanda, as well as few local brands in the UK.
Committed to an extreme product and technology focus complemented with effective and data-driven marketing, LeoVegas tries to follow the same steps when it comes to compliance. The company tends to implement gambling regulatory and compliance as they change and at the same time keep the focus on the players and their needs.
Avshalon will become a great asset for LeoVegas team and will assume his new position as CCLO in April 2019. Most recently, he served as Group Head of Legal and Compliance for Fortuna Entertainment Group.
“For LeoVegas it is of utmost importance to be at the forefront when it comes to compliance. Guidelines and requirements must be implemented at the same time as we keep our focus on the customer and their gaming experience. Managing compliance effectively is a competitive advantage for operators and it contributes to long term sustainable growth. In view of development of the industry, I am very pleased that we managed to recruit Avshalom. He is an experienced senior executive with a proven track record in the gambling industry.” comments Gustaf Hagman, Group CEO.
Lazar also has more than ten-year experience in the gambling industry and a vast knowledge of gaming related law and legal conditions within regulated markets.
Before he worked for Fortuna Entertainment Group, Avshalon served as Head of Regulatory Affairs and Group Compliance Officer for 888 Holdings. With such impressive previous roles, he will definitely strengthen the Group Management with its knowledge about the industry and experience in the higher demands that are placed on companies in regulated markets.