PKR CEO Chris Welch has made his first external appointments since joining the company in September as he continues to move towards a more versatile PKR in 2016.
PKR continues its journey towards their planned ‘seismic changes’ by announcing four new appointments. The changes are the first external recruitments since PKR CEO Chris Welch took over at the helm of the 3D gaming operator back in September.
The four appointments have a combined total of 30-years gami ng experience and speak a total of seven different languages. The news comes a month after PKR announced that they would be significantly changing their product in 2016, and disbanded their PKR Team Pro stable that housed the likes of Eleanor Gudger and Dan O’Callaghan.
Stephen Clavel joins the team as the new head of CRM. Clavel has moved back into the gaming industry after a brief stint in the property business where he was the head of CRM for easyproperty.com. Clavel knows Welch well. The pair worked together at bwin.party. Clavel was responsible for the CRM launch of partypoker into New Jersey. He was also the man responsible for handling the migration of the Bwin.fr players over to the partypoker platform.
Krishna Brennan joins the team as their new head of payments. Brennan formerly worked for Ladbrokes, where she worked her way through the ranks starting as a Telebet Agent before moving into customer services and then the payments sector.
Alexandra Mihaiu will spearhead the affiliate division. The Romanian will leave a similar position at Matchbook to take over her PKR responsibilities. Mihaiu has also worked in the affiliate sector for Betclic Everest.
Finally, Barbara Polignano will join as head of VIP casino. Polignano will leave her position at Win Technologies (a subsidiary of the Betway Group) to join the 3D outfit. Her previous experience was primarily in the Italian market.
Welch said that he was ‘delighted’ to bring the quartet on board, and said their experience would be vital as they moved into 2016 offering a ‘true multi-product offering.’
PKR were recently granted a betting and casino license by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC).