February 20, 2023 3 min read


Entain Board down Two Members as Non-executive Directors Resign

Mark Gregory and Vicky Jarman end their two-year tenure at the company to focus on other opportunities

The two non-executive directors’ resignations are effective on 17 February 2023. Gregory and Jarman joined the operator in 2021, and both are highly-skilled professionals with years of relevant experience. They departed from Entain on a high note, as the company announced impressive growth during its 2022 financial report. Their time with the operator should add to their impressive resumes and aid them in their professional journeys.

Gregory Served on Several Committees

Mark Gregory signed up with Entain as an independent non-executive director in March 2021. During his tenure with the company, he served as chair of the remuneration committee and a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees. His decades of experience and in-depth industry knowledge were a substantial boon for Entain’s leadership core.

Before joining Entain, the former non-executive director held senior financial and business development roles with several high-profile companies, even serving as CEO of Merian Global Investors between 2019 and 2020. Upon announcing his resignation, Gregory noted that he would focus on other opportunities. His nearly forty years of leadership experience should be more than sufficient for him to continue his professional growth. 

Jarman Contributed Invaluable Asset Management Experience

Vicky Jarman joined the betting giant roughly the same time as Gregory after then-senior independent director Stephen Morana left the company. As non-executive director, Jarman joined Entain’s Audit and Remuneration Committees, leveraging her substantial management experience across many dynamic and evolving industries. As a chartered accountant first certified at KPMG, she contributed diverse knowledge from solid asset management and financial advisory background.

Before her position at Entain, she worked as chief operations officer for Lazard and Co, refining her senior management experience. She was also already managing several other non-executive director positions at other companies. The added experience with a leading operator like Entain should help propel her career to new highs.

Entertain Will Need to Fill the New Vacancies

With Jarman and Gregory’s departures, the number of Entain board members has dropped from eleven to nine. The operator will likely need to find new talent to fill the gaps. However, its reputation, track record of success, and impressive financial performance should attract many quality candidates. Entain chairman Barry Gibson did not offer additional information in the official press release, only expressing his gratitude towards the former non-executive directors.

On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Mark and Vicky for the important contributions both have made to Entain and wish them well for the future.

Barry Gibson, chairman of Entain

If Entain’s 2022 yearly report is any indication, Gregory and Jarman’s tenures at the company appear to have contributed to its current success. The operator recorded increased revenues across most verticals thanks to stable growth in active customers. Entain’s strong momentum will be instrumental in its mission to reach broader audiences across new markets as the operator maintains its focus on steady and sustainable expansion.

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