October 20, 2021 3 min read


Huddle Names Ex Stars Compliance Manager Zeljka Perkovic VP Compliance

Former compliance executive at Stars Group Zeljka Perkovic was hired by the tech company Huddle. Perkovic brings more than 10 years of experience within the industry and joins a continuously growing team of leading professionals at Huddle.

Huddle Picks Zeljka Perkovic as VP Compliance

Huddle, the iGaming technology provider, announced on Tuesday that it hired the services of Zeljka Perkovic. By joining the rapidly growing startup, Perkovic will serve as the company’s new vice president of compliance. Before joining Huddle, she was a part of Stars Group for more than 10 years. During her tenure at the Stars Group, she served as senior compliance manager but she also took the position of senior manager of business operations.

Now, Perkovic becomes the latest senior employee to leave a large corporate organization to join Huddle. In fact, the company revealed that its team of experienced professionals continues to grow. Moreover, Huddle said that it is focused on building a team of experts that will ultimately set the company apart in the industry. Last but not least, the tech startup said that Perkovic’s ambition coincides with the company’s ambition and Huddle looks forward to working with her.

Perkovic Is Thrilled to Join Huddle

Perkovic shared her excitement in a statement by saying that she is thrilled to join Huddle. Moreover, she acknowledged that the company is building something really special. Huddle was founded by Francesco Borgosano, Mario Zdelican and Leo Gaspar. All three founders have previously been a part of SimpleBet before the creation of Huddle.

Huddle is building something really special, and I’m thrilled to join.

Zeljka Perkovic, VP Compliance at Huddle

Perkovic outlined that Huddle’s three owners as well as the wider team are developing “exciting products that will answer main pain points” within the gaming and betting industries. She added that from the first call with the owners it was clear that the collaboration will bring success. Last but not least, Perkovic said that Huddle is “building a culture of empowerment, enabling everyone to push the boundaries towards a common purpose.”

I’m delighted to welcome Zeljka to Huddle.

Francesco Borgosano, co-founder and CEO at Huddle

Borgosano, Huddle’s CEO and co-founder, said that he is delighted to have Perkovic join the company. According to him, she brings significant experience within the sector and will help as a valuable member of the growing team of professionals. Borgosano added that Huddle creates unique product capabilities that draw talented people. In conclusion, he said that he is looking forward to working with Perkovic and the new hires in senior positions.


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