Richard joined GiG in February 2016 as Managing Director for GiG Media, and after almost two years, progressed to Chief Digital Officer, and subsequently took the position of Chief Operating Officer. In November 2019 Richard was appointed as CEO.
Before GiG, Richard worked in various senior and directorial roles in companies such as Highlight Media Group, Web Guide Partner and THG Sports delivering exceptional results in line with strategic goals. Richard is responsible for aligning the business to the strategic initiatives, and lead the Company into future growth.
Tore has acted as Chief Financial Officer in the Company since 2005 and has fostered our Investor Relations ever since. He has more than 25 years of financial experience, from both the equity and the debt markets as an analyst.
Ben oversees the Commercial team, with responsibility for commercial agreements with our various suppliers and pricing models for GiG’s ever expanding product range. His background is casino management, including MGM in Las Vegas, and Head of Casino Operations for Nordic Gaming Group. Ben joined GiG in 2013, as Head of Casino Operations and co-founder of Guts, and progressed to Managing Director of iGaming Cloud (a vertical in GiG now called GiG Core) in 2016, and was announced as CCO in late 2017.
Chris joined GIG as Chief Information Officer in August 2019 with the strategic responsibility for GiG’s multiple technology assets. Previously having been the CTO for SGDigital leading the technology team at NYX through the integration into SGDigital. Chris has worked for Sun Microsystems and Oracle managing global Software Engineering teams. His passion is building industry-leading software leveraging the best of global engineering talent having started successful development centres in various places around the world.
Justin is responsible for managing the financial risks of the group, analysing and reviewing financial data, preparing budgets and monitoring and controlling expenditure against budgets as well as making sure that management are supplied with appropriate financial reporting in order to take effective business decisions. He has 10+ years of experience in iGaming, of which eight years were as Management Accountant for Betsson Group, and has been with GiG since 2015.
Experienced HR professional, GiG employee since November 2016 enthusiast about people management and development. Claudia’s main passion is providing HR strategies & solutions by helping business executives and managers in building their people operations through technology, coaching, compliance and leadership. She currently leads GiG’s People Operations (HR, TA training, internal communication and facilities teams.
Jonas has over 11 years of experience of working within the iGaming sector. He entered the iGaming space when he founded media/affiliate company Rebel Penguin in 2007, which he later sold to GiG. He started his career with GiG Media as the General Manager of GiG Media office in Copenhagen, before being promoted to Interim Director of Marketing and later became Managing Director of GiG Media. Before starting out in iGaming he worked for a large telco operator in Denmark taking on various positions such as strategy consultant and product owner working both in Denmark and Switzerland.
Claudio Caruana has been active in the gaming industry for over ten years, starting his career in a full-service law firm specialising in gambling regulation, privacy, and corporate law. Throughout his career, he has been involved in and led the legal process of several M&A transactions spanning various industries. Claudio has been representing GiG since 2013, and in 2017 joined the company to lead and expand the legal, compliance and regulatory affairs department in the face of an ever-evolving risk environment. He holds a doctorate in law from the University of Malta and a masters’ degree in Internet, Telecommunications Law and Policy from the University of Strathclyde.
Nicola joined GiG in early 2019 as Director of Media Managed Services, fresh from Betsafe as their Managing Director. With over 17 years of extensive experience working in the global gaming sector in leading and directorial roles for GVC, NetEnt and Sportingbet to mention a few, and across Sports, Poker and Casino products, Nicola soon imparted her extensive knowledge and market expertise in and beyond her department, and with clients. After three years of impressive results and inspirational leadership skills, Nicola was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2022 and is creating a strategic approach which will benefit GiG for the years to come.