December 22, 2023 at 10:19 am
GAN Limited announced on Friday that Seamus McGill will step down from his role as chairman of the B2B technology provider. McGill, who will continue as GAN’s interim CEO, will be replaced by David Goldberg.
McGill was appointed interim CEO in September 2023, replacing Dermot Smurfit, who resigned.
McGill’s resignation from GAN’s board of directors comes after the company entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger in November 2023 with Sega Sammy Creation, a subsidiary of Sega Sammy Holdings.
GAN also announced that Michael Smurfit, brother of Derek Smurfit, will step down from the GAN Board of Directors effective December 31, 2023.
Michael Smurfit said: “With the strategic review concluded, I feel that now is the right time for me to step down from the board.” “I fully support the deal with Sega Sammy Creation and look forward to its closing in due course.”
GAN also announced the appointment of David D. Ross is on the board of directors. Ross has 35 years of experience in the gaming and hospitality sectors and extensive backgrounds in both capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. He is currently the CEO of a gaming asset management company. Ross will serve as Chairman of GAN’s Audit Committee.
“David brings nearly four decades of experience as an executive and director of gaming and hospitality companies along with extensive business acumen in operations, capital markets, mergers, acquisitions and licensing in approximately 35 jurisdictions across North America,” Goldberg said.
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