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. Brian will stand down from the Group at the next Annual General Meeting in May 2021 and will be replaced as Chairman by Jon Mendelsohn.