The board of directors in Gaming Innovation Group Inc. ("GiG") has appointed Mr.
Michael Ahearne as new board member. Mr. Ahearne is currently CEO of SkyCity
Entertainment Group Limited ("SkyCity"). The appointment follows the approval by
the shareholders in the Special Meeting of Shareholders on 20 January 2022, and
the completion of the acquisition of Sportnco Gaming SAS today.
Mr. Ahearne joined SkyCity in December 2017 as Group Chief Operating Officer and
was responsible for driving value across SkyCity's properties in New Zealand and
Australia. Mr. Ahearne also led SkyCity's online gaming strategy, including
overseeing the establishment of SkyCity Online Casino in 2019. His extensive
global experience in the gaming industry spans over 20 years across multiple
sectors, including land-based and online casinos, as well as retail and online
sports betting. Prior to joining SkyCity, Mr. Ahearne held a number of senior
leadership roles at Paddy Power Betfair, Aristocrat and The Star Casino in
Sydney. Mr. Ahearne is a qualified accountant and holds a Master of Business
Administration from the University of Technology, Sydney.
GiG is pleased to welcome Mr. Ahearne as new board member and expect that his
background from the gaming industry will add experience and competence to the
Company going forward.
GiG's board of directors now consists of seven members
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