ISLE OF MAN – Microgaming is pleased to announce the appointment of industry commercial veteran Leon Thomas as Managing Director of Bingo, further strengthening the online gaming supplier’s leadership team and highlighting its commitment to progressing this important and growing product vertical.
With more than 10 years’ experience in the online gaming industry, Leon joins Microgaming from specialist lottery and bingo games developer Instant Win Gaming (IWG), where he served as Chief Commercial Officer.
Based at Microgaming’s headquarters in the Isle of Man, Leon now spearheads the supplier’s bingo vertical, assuming responsibility for maximising the value and success of the product, developing the long-term business strategy, and capitalising on commercial opportunities presented by Microgaming’s wide distribution base and unique market position.
In the online bingo realm, Leon has served as Tombola’s Managing Director, responsible for taking the brand to Spain and Italy and continuing its success in the UK. He’s also held senior positions at The Rank Group, Mecca Digital, Caesars, and NYX Gaming.
John Coleman, CEO at Microgaming, comments: “We are pleased to welcome Leon to the Microgaming family. With his immense experience in online gaming and knowledge of both B2B and B2C industries, Leon will play a leading role as we continue to maximise the value, success and growth of our bingo vertical.”
Leon Thomas, Managing Director of Bingo at Microgaming, adds: “I am delighted to be appointed Managing Director of Bingo for one of the gaming industry’s foremost entertainment providers. Microgaming has a fantastic platform, and given its scale and reach, it is set to substantially grow the bingo side of its business.”
Microgaming developed the first true online casino in 1994. It has been breaking records, breaking new ground and breaking its back in pursuit of original gaming ever since. Developer of thousands of unique, genre-defining casino, mobile, poker, bingo, land-based and multiplayer games, and a pioneer in virtual and wearable gaming, the software giant hosts the world’s largest progressive jackpot network. Its products include Live Dealer, Sportsbook, Business Solutions and Quickfire. Microgaming is an award winner. A millionaire maker. The father of player protection and responsible gaming. And through Microgaming PlayItForward, it is a pillar of its local community on the Isle of Man.