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October 20, 2023

Yggdrasil Gaming Appoints Alex Heywood as Managing Director for Its Polish Operations

Chloe O'Sullivan
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On October 18, 2023, Yggdrasil, a leader in providing captivating casino games, announced the appointment of Alex Haywood as the new Managing Director of its Polish subsidiary. The company said he brings on board a prestigious career spanning more than 20 years, providing a wealth of knowledge to lead the entity's technology advancement team.

Yggdrasil Gaming Appoints Alex Heywood as Managing Director for Its Polish Operations

This appointment comes when the game developer has moved to reduce roles within the company due to the strategic reorganization aimed at corporate progress. The company said Mark McGinley would move from his current position as Chief Gaming Officer to Chief Product Officer. McGinley will oversee the company's creative game portfolio and Masters Studio Program, which includes hundreds of third-party game studios. 

Commenting on the new appointment, James Curwan, the CEO of Yggdrasil Gaming, said he is elated to welcome Alex Haywood to the team in Poland. He continued:

"His impressive track record, from his key roles at Evolution gaming, Interactive Gaming Group, to his most recent position at Liquid Barcodes, highlights his profound understanding of the gaming landscape and his unmatched ability to drive innovation and change. With his appointment, we are poised to reach even greater heights in innovation and technological prowess."

The CEO added that Yggdrasil would like to thank outgoing senior leaders for their dedicated service to the company. He confirmed the company's commitment to helping its staff transition through this change duration as the company moves to a transformative era. 

In June this year, Yggdrasil appointed Mark McGinley as the Chief Gaming Officer. Before joining, McGinley enjoyed successful spells at FunFair Games, Casumo, and Entain, a leading operator of popular casino sites

While making the announcement, the software developer reiterated its commitment to providing top-quality gaming products and experiences. The statement said the business is steadfastly creating a culture of unrelenting innovation and adaptation throughout the corporation under Curwen's leadership. This relentless dedication to achieving strategic objectives and solidifying its position as a leading industry innovator is exemplified by the appointment of Alex Haywood.

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