Tommi Maijala named as Relax Gaming Chief Executive

Tommi Maijala named as Relax Gaming Chief Executive

Tommi Maijala named as Relax Gaming Chief ExecutiveDaniel Eskola to continue driving commercial success in new CCO role

Malta, 1st November 2019 – Relax Gaming, the innovative content provider and aggregation platform, has appointed Tommi Maijala as Chief Executive, with his predecessor Daniel Eskola stepping into a new role as Chief Commercial Officer.

Maijala brings strong experience from the online gambling industry through his positions as Director and CEO of the iGame Group, where he achieved outstanding success in growing the brand across Europe.

He became part of the Kindred Group when it acquired iGame in 2015 and was appointed the following December as Chief Commercial Officer Malta, leading the Group’s operations in France, the UK and Australia.

Eskola, who has led Relax Gaming as Chief Executive for the last 18 months and overseen a period of significant growth, will direct the company’s commercial strategy in his new role as CCO, focusing on new market entries and securing bigger strategic partnerships.

The division of tasks between Maijala and Eskola will give multiple business areas more time and dedication on the executive management level, cementing Relax Gaming as a key supplier in the market.

Tommi Maijala, Relax Gaming Chief Executive, said: “Having followed Relax Gaming from day one, I am extremely honoured to join the team and continue to take the company to new heights alongside Daniel.

“Relax Gaming has been on a fantastic journey since 2010, growing significantly in the last two years in terms of product, offices, talent and market visibility. It’s great to be a part of such a promising future.”

Daniel Eskola, CCO of Relax Gaming, said: “I’m very excited to dedicate more time to scale our business as CCO and lend more support to the already great work our commercial team has delivered in the last 18 months.

“Tommi is a highly respected individual in the industry and I look forward to working with him to realise the untapped commercial potential for Relax Gaming and unlock further growth as our product offering and reputation grows.”

Relax Gaming has rapidly established its online casino portfolio as a must-have for operators, providing partners with seamless access to over 650 quality games from the industry’s leading studios and its own talented in-house development team.

About Relax Gaming

Relax Gaming Group was founded in 2010 with the goal of simplifying B2B content delivery for the modern iGaming landscape. With transparency and collaboration central to its ethos, its recent and rapid expansion has been conceived in order to deliver unparalleled global reach.

Via a quick one-time integration, Relax Gaming now provides access to a portfolio of 640+ casino games and a diverse range of proprietary products, including Poker, Bingo and its recently launched casino offering. The high-quality aggregated content is provided through its selected Silver Bullet (commercially represented) and Powered By (commercially independent) partners.

Regulated markets are also at the heart of its growth strategy, with licenses held in multiple jurisdictions including: the Malta Gaming Authority, Alderney Gambling Control Commission, the UK Gambling Commission and the Danish Gambling Authority.