Entain appoints former Unilever exec Rahul Welde as independent Non-Executive Director

Entain appoints former Unilever exec Rahul Welde as independent Non-Executive Director

Global sports betting and gaming group Entain announced Monday the appointment of Rahul Welde as an Independent Non-Executive Director. The role will take effect from July 1, 2022.

Rahul was most recently Executive Vice President of Global Digital Transformation at Unilever, where he drove digital strategies for the company’s brands. He is an Indian national and brings over 30 years of experience in the global fast-moving consumer goods sector.

Welcome to the team, Rahul! 🤝

Rahul joins the Entain Board as a NED and brings a wealth of experience to our team with over 30 years’ experience in the global fast-moving consumer goods sector.

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— Entain (@EntainGroup) June 20, 2022

Barry Gibson, Chairman of Entain, said: “On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to welcome Rahul to Entain. Rahul brings with him exceptional knowledge of customer experience excellence, eCommerce, and digital transformation. I am confident that his skills and expertise will further enhance the Board’s ability to support and oversee the delivery of our strategy.”

Upon appointment, Welde will become a member of the ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) Committee. Entain has recently shared its 2021-22 ESG report, in which the company reaffirmed its commitment to sustainable markets, with 99% of revenues the past year coming from regulated jurisdictions.