Online operator Global Gaming has appointed Michael Gatt to the new role of operational chief financial officer for the company’s Maltese subsidiary.

Gatt, has strong experience in iGaming sector having previously worked for Betsafe, Europe Entertainment and PwC, he has also been the finance manager for the Maltese subsidiary since September, 2017.

Commenting on his new role, he stated: “I am proud but also pleased by this vote of confidence and the new responsibilities that come with the new role. I am looking forward to being part of this talented management team.”

Group chief financial officer Christoffer Tell will continue to be a part of the management team but will shift his focus more towards governance, investor relations and working more actively in M&A-related matters, the company said.

Tell emphasised: “Michael has worked hard and has certainly proven his worth over the past year.

“I feel very confident in handing over part of my areas of responsibility to him. This new division of responsibilities will allow me to make more effective use of resources and focus on developing the company.

“This in turn means we’ll be more agile and responsive when the right opportunities arise.”