January 29, 2021 3 min read


Catena Media Names Michael Daly as New CEO

Catena Media announced that its board of directors appointed Michael Daly as the company’s new CEO. Previously in charge of the company’s U.S. operations, Mr. Daly will spearhead the company starting from March 1, 2021.

Michael Daly to Lead Catena Media as New CEO

The lead generation company based in Malta, Catena Media announced today that it appointed Michael Daly as its new CEO. The decision was taken by the Board of Directors and Mr. Daly will spearhead the company effective from March 1, 2021. Goran Blomberg, the company’s interim CEO will then resume his position as chairman of the board. Furthermore, Oystein Engebretsen also resumes his board member position.

In a statement, Mr. Daly said that working with Catena Media’s U.S. growth engine for the last few years has been exciting. Furthermore, he deemed this new opportunity to collaborate with the global teams “even more exhilarating“.

It has been exciting working with Catena Media’s US growth engine these last few years.

Michael Daly

Since April 2018, Mr. Daly has been in charge of the company’s operations in the U.S. For that time, the market grew into a highly profitable business. Before joining Catena Media, Mr. Daly has taken key positions within iGaming and Casino industry leaders such as executive vice president for North America at GAN, CEO at Automated Cash systems, and vice president of online gaming at SHFL Entertainment. Overall, he holds more than 15 years of experience in the industry and a track record of launching and managing profitable divisions for global organizations.

Catena Media to Continue Growing with the Help of Mr. Daly

Catena’s interim CEO, Mr. Blomberg said that he has great trust and confidence in Mr. Daly as the company’s new CEO. He added that Mr. Daly has significant knowledge of the company, the industry, and he is also a true leader. According to Mr. Blomberg, Mr. Daly’s achievement in developing the U.S. market speaks for itself. In conclusion, he said that undoubtedly, Mr. Daly is the right person who will help the company get to the next development phase.

I have great trust and confidence in Michael as new CEO of the company.”

Goran Blomberg, Interim CEO

Mr. Engebretsen, interim chairman of the board added that the board is confident that with his excellent track record Mr. Daly will help the company grow further. Mr. Engebretsen also thanked Mr. Blomberg for his commitment during the transition period. Mr. Blomberg was appointed interim CEO earlier this month after Catena Media parted ways with Per Hellberg.


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