Laura Pearson appointed as head of corporate affairs at Lottoland


Former Head of Global Corporate Affairs at Camelot is set to join the organisation next month.

Following a period of exceptional growth for the company, Lottoland has appointed Laura Pearson as Head of Corporate Affairs. With an extensive background in global corporate communications and an unrivalled knowledge of the sector, she joins over 270 Lottoland employees worldwide as the business continues to grow rapidly.

Laura joins from Camelot after 5 years, most recently as Head of Global Corporate Affairs. Before that, she held roles at Whitbread and ITV, giving her a breadth of experience across corporate communications and Government relations, both of which will support Lottoland in its ongoing commitment to providing full transparency across the corporate, consumer and trade industries.

Lottoland CEO Nigel Birrell commented: “We’re delighted to welcome Laura on board to lead our Corporate Affairs team, and have no doubt she will be an invaluable addition to our organisation.

LAURA PEARSON APPOINTED AS HEAD OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS AT LOTTOLANDOur ever-expanding lottery betting offer continues to entice new waves of customers and brings with it new challenges. As such it is crucial we employ top talent to ensure success across the board – Laura  will help us do just that.”

Laura Pearson said, “Lottoland’s UK and its global operations are a fascinating example of innovation within the betting industry, and I am really looking forward to joining. It’s an exciting time for Lottoland and I am looking forward to helping the business continue this growth throughout 2017 and beyond.”

Laura will join Lottoland in May and will report into Nigel Birrell.

Lottoland offers its players the opportunity to bet on the world’s biggest jackpots for the same prizes, including the jackpot.

There is an extensive portfolio of draws available to bet on including WorldMillions, EuroMillions, US MegaMillions, US PowerBall, Spain’s El Gordo, 5 draws from Australia, Irish Lotto and a host of other lotteries from across Europe and beyond.

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About Lottoland

Since launching in 2013, Lottoland has grown rapidly to become a world leader in the online lottery sector.  Innovation, coupled with the freedom to offer players a unique and enhanced lottery playing experience, has been key to the company’s success.

Lottoland boasts a range of exciting options that set it apart from the competition.  By using an insurance-backed business model, Lottoland can offer features such as DoubleJackpot, allowing players to double their jackpot winnings on any lottery.

Players are able to bet on the outcomes of the biggest lotteries from around the world, with mega jackpots available seven days a week. Major draws available with Lottoland include;  WorldMillions, EuroMillions, EuroJackpot and America’s PowerBall and MegaMillions lotteries.

The Gibraltar-based business is active in 12 markets, has over 270 employees, more than 5.5 million customers worldwide and achieved revenues in the region of €300m in 2016. Lottoland is licensed and regulated by the Government of Gibraltar, the UK Gambling Commission, the Republic of Ireland National Excise License Office and the Northern Territory’s Racing Commission in Australia.