February 21, 2024 3 min read


Glitnor Names Mel Camilleri-Bland Chief Operations Officer

Camilleri-Bland is a seasoned veteran with a lot of experience in iGaming across multiple markets

Glitnor Group, a company striving to be the most entrepreneurial and fastest-growing business group in the iGaming industry, has strengthened its team with a major new appointment. As announced by the company, the experienced Mel Camilleri-Bland will join its ranks as its new chief operations officer.

In her new position, Camilleri-Bland will be responsible for the operations of Glitnor’s LuckyCasino and HappyCasino brands. To that end, she will leverage over 15 years of experience in the iGaming industry.

Prior to joining Glitnor Group, Camilleri-Bland worked as BVGroup’s director of compliance. She spent almost 7 years with that company, serving it in a variety of capacities. Prior to that, Camilleri-Bland spent almost four years at the British betting powerhouse William Hill. Her time with the UK-based operator saw her in the position of head of service delivery and later director of customer operations.

In conclusion, Camilleri-Bland is a seasoned veteran with a lot of experience in iGaming across multiple markets. She boasts knowledge of the online gambling markets in the United Kingdom, Germany, Gibraltar, South Africa, the Middle East and Malaysia and will be a valuable asset to the Glitnor team.

In addition, Camilleri-Bland is a reliable leader with robust interpersonal skills, which made her a perfect fit for Glitnor’s goal to further expand its business-to-customer operations in 2004.

Glitnor Lauded the New Hire’s Expertise  

Glitnor Group welcomed its new member on board. David Schweiler, the group’s head of brands and business, commented on Camilleri-Bland’s appointment, praising her impressive track record.

Having helped numerous companies around the world transform their customer experience and improve their ROI, Mel arrives at Glitnor Group with a wealth of industry experience and all the tools required to take the B2C side of our business to the next level.

David Schweiler, head of brands, Glitnor Group

Glitnor’s newly-appointed COO also weighed in on her appointment, saying that she is happy to continue her journey in iGaming and open a new chapter with Glitnor Group.

Having spent over a decade-and-a-half in the iGaming industry working in various management, consultancy and customer service roles across multiple continents, I’m delighted to now be able to utilize my expertise on the B2C side of Glitnor Group.

Mel Camilleri-Bland, COO, Glitnor Group

In January, Glitnor published its 2023 review, highlighting a number of important developments, such as the appointment of Richard Brown as CEO, the acquisition of a 37.5% stake in PlayStar and the appointment of over 70 new members, among other things.


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