Board of Directors

Brian Mattingley | Chairman

Brian Mattingley was appointed Non-Executive Chairman in March 2016 having been Executive Chairman since May 2015 and, before that, Chief Executive Officer since March 2012. His prior roles at the company were Deputy Chairman of the Group and Senior Independent Non-executive Director since March 2006. He joined the 888 Board in August 2005. 

Brian was previously Chief Executive of Gala Regional Developments Limited until 2005. From 1997 to 2003 he was Group Finance and Strategy Director of Gala Group Plc, prior to which he was Chief Executive of Ritz Bingo Limited. He has held senior executive positions with Kingfisher Plc and Dee Corporation Plc.

 

Itai Frieberger | Chief Executive Officer

Itai Frieberger was appointed Chief Executive Officer in March 2016 and previously was the Group's Chief Operating Officer since April 2011.  Itai was appointed to the Board in 13 May 2015. 

Itai also serves as Managing Director of the Group's Israeli subsidiary, Random Logic Ltd. He has worked for the Group since 2003, and previously served as the Group's Senior Vice President of Product Technologies, as well as leading various parts of the business such as marketing, product and business development. Prior to joining the Group, he held several management positions at Orange, one of the world's leading telecommunications operators.

 

Aviad Kobrine| Chief Financial Officer

Aviad Kobrine has been Chief Financial Officer of the Company since June 2005 and was appointed to the Board in August 2005. From October 2004 he was a consultant to 888. Previously, he was a banker with the Media Telecoms Investment Banking Group of Lehman Brothers and prior to that, he was a senior associate with Slaughter and May. He holds a Masters in Finance from the London Business School (Distinction), a BA in Economics and an LLB from Tel Aviv University.

Ron McMillan| Independent Non-executive

Ron McMiIlan spent the whole of his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was a partner for 28 years until his retirement on 31 March 2013. In addition to acting as the engagement leader on a number of major listed companies, Ron was the Global Finance Partner, Northern Regional Chairman of the UK firm and Deputy Chairman and Head of Assurance for the Middle East firm. Ron is the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of N Brown Group Plc and SCS Plc and Chairman of the Audit Committee of B&M European Value Retail SA.

Amos Pickel| Independent Non-executive

Amos Pickel was appointed in March 2006. Formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Management Company Limited and Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Red Sea Hotels Ltd. Previously a Non-executive Director of Gresham Hotel Group Plc, he is a non-practising solicitor holding a Masters in Law from New York University and a LL.B. from Tel Aviv University. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Berggruen Residential Limited, and is an Executive Director of Swiftstake Technologies SA.