Entain announced on Wednesday that it hired the services of Mark Gregory. In his new position, he is going to serve as an Independent Non-Executive Director, effective immediately.
Mark Gregory Joins Entain as Independent Non-executive Director
Global sports-betting and gaming group, Entain plc, announced on Wednesday that it appointed Mark Gregory as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Effective immediately, Gregory takes the position of Chair of the Remuneration Committee. Furthermore, he is also going to serve as a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees.
Before joining Entain, Gregory has more than 35 years of experience, taking senior leadership roles. As a CEO between 2019 and 2020 at Merian Global Investors, he led the sale of the company to Jupiter Asset Management. Furthermore, before joining Merian, Gregory was appointed Group CFO and Executive Director at Legal & General Group Plc until 2017.
At Legal & General, he served for 19 years, holding several senior roles such as Managing Director of the With-Profits business, Director of Operations and Group HR Director. Furthermore, at Legal, Gregory also served as CEO of the Savings business. Before joining Legal & General, Gregory held senior financial and business development roles at Asda and Kingfisher.
Entain Is Delighted to Welcome Gregory to Its Team
Qualified with PwC, he is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Furthermore, Gregory also serves at Direct Line Insurance Group plc as an independent non-executive director. At Direct Line Insurance he serves as a chair of the investment and remuneration committees.
“On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to welcome Mark to Entain.”Barry Gibson, chairman of Entain
In a statement, Barry Gibson, chairman of Entain said that he is delighted to welcome Gregory to Entain. Furthermore, he acknowledged that Gregory brings extensive experience and knowledge from his career in the insurance and retail sectors. The deep financial and commercial expertise which Gregory brings will boost the Board’s ability to continue Entain’s growth and sustainability strategy, concluded Gibson.
According to Entain’s announcement, in his new position, Gregory will receive £110,000 in annual pay. Furthermore, the company revealed that he currently does not own any ordinary shares.