January 5, 2023 2 min read


Playtech Selects Samy Reeb as Non-executive Director

The leading company providing technology for the gambling industry, Playtech, expanded its senior-level team after announcing a new appointment

Playtech revealed Wednesday it hired the services of the expert Samy Reeb.

Sammy Reeb Joins Playtech as Non-executive Director

Reeb was added to the company’s Board as its newest non-executive director. The new appointment is effective immediately, Playtech explained. In his new position as a non-executive director, Reeb will leverage his extensive experience in the industry and bring strategic advice to the continuously growing company.

Brian Mattingley, a non-executive chairman at Playtech, welcomed Reeb to the company. He acknowledged that Reeb brings unique experience and a variety of skills to the Board. Additionally, Mattingley pointed out that Reeb has significant knowledge of the gaming industry in Asia. Finally, he said: “We all look forward to working with him as we continue to execute the Group’s strategy.”

I am delighted to welcome Samy to Playtech. His broad skillset and extensive knowledge of Asia will provide additional depth and experience to the Board.

Brian Mattingley, non-executive chairman at Playtech

Before joining Playtech, Reeb was a part of globally-recognized companies. He was able to accumulate significant experience within the financial vertical in particular. Reeb started his career at Ernst and Young as a tax advisor. His professional experience includes a tax management-level position with Credit Suisse as well.

Besides being a part of the two aforementioned companies, Reeb held an executive director position at Julius Baer. Additionally, he was also a managing partner at 1291 Group, which further helped him gain significant experience. Continuously growing his knowledge enabled Reeb to prove himself as a leader within the finance vertical as he rubbed shoulders with some of Asia-s top net-worth companies and clients.

Playtech’s latest appointment undoubtedly will help the company continue to grow. Founded more than three decades ago, the technology leader currently has more than 6,400 employees in 24 countries around the globe. What’s more, Playtech continues to expand its portfolio of clients joining forces with leading retail, online and mobile operators offering their services in many jurisdictions.


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