Roger started his career with Booz, Allen & Hamilton as an international management consultant and, subsequently, has over 30 years experience in the leisure and gaming industries. In 1973, Roger joined Ladbrokes where he held a number of senior positions in the bookmaking, casino, lottery and gaming machine divisions. In 1986, he joined Bass where his roles included managing director of BMLS and Coral Racing and executive chairman of Bass Leisure, South Africa. He retired from Bass in 1998. Since then, he has held a number of other non-executive directorships, including chairman of Arena Leisure plc as well as with a number of substantial privately held companies in the property, technology, publishing and exhibitions sectors. He is also currently a non executive chairman of Sportech plc, the pools and tote betting company.
Chief Executive Officer
Mor was appointed as the Group’s Chief Executive Officer in May 2007. Prior to this he was the chief executive officer of one of the Group’s subsidiaries, Techplay Marketing Ltd which required him to oversee the Group’s licensee relationship management, product management for new licensees and the Group’s marketing activities. Prior to joining the Playtech Group, Mor worked for Oracle for over four years, initially as a development consultant and then as a product manager, which involved creating sales and consulting channels on behalf of Oracle Israel and Oracle Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Before this, he worked in a variety of roles, including as an auditor and financial consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers and a system analyst for Tadiran Electronic Systems Limited, an Israeli Company that designs electronic warfare systems.
Chief Financial Officer
Ron was appointed as the Group’s Chief Financial Officer on 31 December 2012, having joined the Group in 2004. He spent the last eight years at Playtech as VP of Finance, managing the finance department, including its listing on AIM in 2006, the transition to the Main Market in 2012 and supporting the growth of the business through its operations, financial planning and reporting. Prior to joining the Playtech Group, Ron previously held the position of Senior Manager at Ernst & Young.
Alan has over 30 years experience in the leisure industry. From 1973 to 1991, he occupied a number of positions at Whitbread, principally as managing director of Beefeater steakhouse and also the Whitbread restaurant division where he was responsible for the creation and development of the Beefeater, Travel Inn and TGI Friday brands. In 1991, he founded his own business which became Inn Business Group plc in 1995 and was subsequently acquired by Punch Taverns plc in 1999. He has been chairman of The Restaurant Group plc since 2001. He is also Chairman of Charles Wells Limited and Deputy Chairman and Senior non-Executive Director at Redrow plc.
Mr Thomas is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Institute of Taxation. Mr Thomas has enjoyed an extensive career as an accountant and businessman, much of which was gained working in the leisure industry. He is the founding partner of the accountancy firm Moors Andrew Thomas & Co LLP, and was Chairman of The Greenalls Group PLC, the public house and hotel group, until 2000. Mr Thomas is currently Chairman of Randalls Limited, a Jersey-based public house business and of The Greenalls Group Pension Trustees Limited. He previously served as a Non-executive Director of JJB Sports PLC and of the Restaurant Group PLC as well as serving on the boards of a number of other public and private companies.
© Copyright 1999-2013 Playtech. All rights reserved