January 12, 2022 3 min read


Vivo Gaming Continues Expansion, Picks Martin Hodges for Marketing Director

Vivo Gaming, the leading live casino software provider announced that it appointed Martin Hodges as the company’s new marketing director.

Martin Hodges Joins Vivo Gaming as Marketing Director

Spending more than 11 years as a part of the iGaming industry, Hodges undoubtedly has an array of skills that will help him in his new position. Building formidable knowledge he has experience within social media strategies, partnerships, online marketing, as well as customer engagement and commercial strategies.

Before joining Vivo Gaming, Hodges has held the position of head of marketing at USAbility for 5 months. He has served as a head of marketing at AgeChecked for nearly 2 years, as well as a marketing manager at SBC for 2 years between January 2018 and December 2019. Other than that, Hodges has also held leadership roles at Sponsio Tech Ltd, Betclearer Limited, and Investors In Sport Ltd.

Besides the new marketing director, the company has recently strengthened its leadership team by hiring Benjamin Umoren as business intelligence manager and Herberth Castro as a product manager. In his new position, Hodges will be managing the overall direction of marketing communication activities related to the company. Undoubtedly, he is going to help Vivo Gaming while the company continues to grow in the regulated markets across Europe.

Vivo Gaming Remains Committed to Growing

Vivo Gaming’s COO, Yuval Shochat, said that Hodges has significant experience within the iGaming and marketing industries. He acknowledged that the company is confident that Hodges’ will bring new and innovative ideas that will fuel the company’s growth.

Martin boasts a proven track record within both marketing and iGaming, we’re confident his wealth of experience will prove invaluable to everyone, bringing new and innovative ideas to the company.

Yuval Shochat, COO at Vivo Gaming

According to Shochat, the new senior leadership team appointments reaffirm the company’s ambition to continue growing. He outlined that exciting times are ahead for Vivo Gaming. In conclusion, Shochat said that the company is “delighted to welcome all of our new appointments to the team.”

I look forward to helping take Vivo to the next level. All the right infrastructure is in place for us to take that step.

Martin Hodges, marketing director at Vivo Gaming

In a statement, Hodges said that he is excited to join a well-respected company such as Vivo Gaming. He explained that the company’s presence in key global markets continues to grow. In conclusion, Hodges said that he is looking forward to taking the company to the next level.


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