Checkd Group, a sports-oriented iGaming company, has strengthened its core team by acquiring the gambling industry veteran Ben Warn as non-executive chairman.
Warn Brings in 25 Years of Experience
The new appointee has been serving in the ranks of Checkd Group as a non-executive director for three years now. Following his promotion, Warn will have responsibility for the company’s overall business in the United Kingdom.
Warn is an experienced specialist who has served some of Checkd Group’s most esteemed competitors. He has worked in the realm of digital media since the mid-nineties when emails were first created. At the beginning of the century, Warn joined the gambling industry by becoming the commercial director of ukbetting plc in 2000.
In 2004, he moved to Rank Group where he served as commercial director of the Blue Square brand for almost four years. In 2008, the seasoned veteran moved to BSkyB as a sportsbook director. His latest experience in the industry comes from a seven-year stint with Perform Group.
As the new non-exec chairman of Checkd Group, Warn will oversee the company’s ongoing upscale of product and media development in Britain and the United States.
Knowlson Is Delighted to Have Warn on the Team
Warn spoke about his new position. With thee years as Checkd Group’s advisor, he has seen the company’s dedication to the sports betting community. Warn is delighted by Checkd Group’s way of catering to its customers by delivering products that are tailored to their needs. He said:
“In this new role, I look forward to accelerating the company’s growth in the UK by overseeing the delivery and scope of an offering that in conjunction with our partners will continue to have a major impact on the sports betting industry.”
Checkd Group non-executive chairman Ben Warn
Jamie Knowlson, the chief executive officer of Checkd Group, described the current period as crucial to the company’s business. Because of this, he is excited to have someone as widely respected in the industry as Warn to lead Checkd’s push in the British market.
Knowlson said that Warn’s achievements are evident and that he has already demonstrated his exceptional leadership skill throughout the time he spent as an advisor. The CEO added:
“We believe he will have a major impact in this new role as we continue to make major inroads through the creation of products and services that resonate with our audience.”
In November 2021, the company reinforced its ranks with the appointment of two new executives. Then, in February, the company hired Dan Broda as a senior product manager.