BGO Entertainment has announced the appointment of Kindred’s head of UK operations Mark Quayle as its new CEO.
The gambling industry veteran with more than 17 years of experience in the sector, joins BGO after serving as head of UK operations at Kindred Group, a role he held since May 2019.
He initially joined Betdirect in 2003 before it was acquired by 32Red in 2006. He then became head of marketing then director of marketing operations at 32Red, during the time the casino operator was acquired by Kindred in 2017.
Quayle joins BGO at a time the operator, which primarily focuses on casino and bingo games and operators BGO casino, begins its expansion into Gibraltar with plans to set up an office in the region.
While he said he was looking forward to his new role, Quayle mentioned he leaves Kindred with a “heavy heart.”
Quayle said: “I can’t wait to start this new chapter in my career. BGO is a successful brand with a great team and, importantly, huge untapped potential.
“There are busy times ahead for us all, but our first step is to set up an office in Gibraltar and strengthen the workforce from the plentiful supply of outstanding local gaming talent as we grow the business.”
BGO Entertainment co-founder Alex Holt added: “It’s great to have Mark on board and we’re looking forward to working with him as we take the business to the next level.
“Mark was an integral and valued part of the management team who successfully grew the 32Red brand and we’re confident his experience with such a large casino operator will be a huge asset to BGO.”