March 15, 2023 3 min read


Stefan Bruns to Join the Management Board at Gauselmann Group

In his new role, Bruns will be oversee the growth and development of the company within the online betting and land-based vertical, while at the same time boosting its international expansion

The innovative entertainment company that is continuously growing and globally recognized, Gauselmann Group, announced a senior-level hire Wednesday. The company confirmed it hired the services of Stefan Bruns, an expert within the iGaming and casino industry with decades of experience.

Bruns joins Gauselmann Group as its newest Management Board member. As a part of the company, in the newly created role, he will oversee its online gambling and sports betting operations. As the new member of the Management Board, Bruns will be in charge of strategic processes related to the expansion of the company within the online sports betting vertical.

At the same time, his responsibilities will include strengthening Gauselmann’s position within the land-based sector. Joining the company, Bruns is also expected to spearhead the expansion of its virtual slot gaming portfolio and help it grow further on an international level.

I would like to express my thanks for the trust placed in me and I look forward to tackling the challenging tasks that lie ahead.

Stefan Bruns, incoming member of the Management Board of Gauselmann Group

Sharing his excitement, Bruns said that he is delighted to engage in the new role and tackle future challenges. He pointed out that further growth of the company’s products within strategic online gaming and sports betting markets will be a top priority considering his new role. Finally, Bruns said that growing further the position of the Merkur brand, one of Gauselmann’s companies, will also be among his priorities.

A Strategic Appointment

Although the appointment was announced this week, Bruns will assume his new role with the company effective from April 1, 2023. The latest appointment comes as no surprise, considering Bruns’ extensive experience within the gambling sector.

In fact, back in 2014, he first joined Gauselmann and to date holds the role of coordinator for board issues. What’s more back in February 2017, he was appointed to the role of senior managing director at Merkur Casino International. He has held the role since he was appointed and it currently remains unclear if the new position would impact this or not.

I am delighted to welcome Stefan Bruns, who has held management positions in the company for nine years, as a new member of the Management Board.

Paul Gauselmann, chairman of the Management Board and founder of Gauselmann Group

Paul Gauselmann, Gauselmann Group’s founder and chairman of the Management Board, acknowledged that Bruns has held management-level positions with the company and welcomed him to the Management Board. Finally, the company’s founder predicted that Bruns’ extensive experience will help him in his new role, which in turn, is expected to also strengthen the position of Gauselmann within the ever-growing gambling market.


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