Gambling operator Kindred Group has announced the stepping down of Johan Wilsby, leaving his position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) later this year.
Wilsby has been CFO at Kindred since September 2020 and will leave his position later this year. The process of appointing a successor has started. Wilsby will leave Kindred during the autumn of 2023.
Kindred has had a very active 2023 thus far; according to Kindred’s 2023 Q1 results, its profit before tax was up 300%, recording a £30.4m ($37.9m)) profit. The share price also rose following the Q1 and review announcement, rising to SEK 124.50 ($12.07), showing a strong start to the year.
Booming Games recently signed a partnership with Kindred Group, through which Kindred will launch Booming Games’ slots in Sweden, the Netherlands and other Eastern European countries in the upcoming months.
Kindred has also announced that its proprietary Kindred Platform has gone live in New Jersey, ahead of a later planned release in Pennsylvania.
Henrik Tjärnström, CEO of Kindred Group, spoke on Wilsby’s departure: “Kindred is a dynamic company and Johan has been instrumental in developing the Group’s corporate function, the strategic execution, as well as contributing to the executive leadership team.”
Tjärnström concluded: “He has also been a very appreciated colleague and has shown leadership and integrity during challenging times. I want to thank Johan for his contributions and wish him the best of luck in his future career.”
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