Tag Archives: andy mccue
- PIRC thumbs down fat paychecks for Paddy Power Betfair Execs
May 13, 2016
A shareholder activist group is now up in arms over the fat paycheck that will be awarded to Paddy Power Chief Executive Andy McCue, The Irish Times reported. “Excessive” was how Pensions & Investment Research Consultants (PIRC) described the expected total €3.7 million 2015 pay that McCue will receive after...
- Why Paddy Betfair and 888 are the Two Best Gamers for Investment
March 29, 2016
Trading is a losing game if it is your chief strategy. You’ll win big sometimes and you’ll lose big other times, but taken together it will be a loss unless you are a time traveler. Chances are, you’re not, so long term investment is the only long term winning strategy....
- Paddy Power, Betfair agree on £5 billion merger
September 8, 2015
Paddy Power and Betfair have agreed on the terms of a recommended £5b all-share merger, creating a new FTSE 100 betting giant. Paddy Power Betfair will have combined annual revenues of more than £1.1b, bringing together Paddy Power's 336 retail betting shops in the UK and 252 stores in Ireland...
- Paddy Power, Betfair strikes deal on potential merger
August 26, 2015
Former rivals Paddy Power and Betfair are planning to create one of the world’s largest betting and gaming companies. The London Stock Exchange made the announcement on its website on Wednesday. Under the terms of the merger, Paddy Power shareholders will hold 52 percent of the combined company, while Betfair shareholders...
- Paddy Power hires Gav Thompson as Chief Marketing Officer; to open 6th high street shop
April 24, 2015
Paddy Power has appointed Gav Thompson as its new chief marketing officer, taking over the company’s brand strategic direction. Thompson has 20 years’ experience working in strategic marketing, brand, and innovation with leading consumer brands such Guinness, PlayStation, Toyota, 3, Absolut, Pepsi, FedEx, Bacardi, O2 and giffgaff. Andy McCue, chief...
- Irish online point of consumption tax kicks in Aug. 1; Paddy CEO gets 30% pay raise
April 18, 2015
Paddy Power CEO Andy McCue (pictured) got a 30% pay bump since assuming the chief executive role on New Year’s Day. McCue’s pay rise was revealed this week via the release of Paddy’s 2014 annual report (ever so humbly titled “The Year Paddy Power Saved The Earth.”) McCue’s base annual...
Irish court rules all gambling debts are unenforceable
March 20, 2017
Lottoland disrupting lottery monopolies in Germany, Ireland
March 16, 2017
Paddypower: Making Mischief Work
August 23, 2013