Inspired Entertainment, one of the world’s leading providers of iGaming services to businesses, has announced the appointment of a new interim CFO: Marlin Jentzen.
This appointment follows the departure of Stuart Baker, who worked with the company for seven years as Controller and Finance Director. Baker resigned on December 20, 2023, but will continue to work with the company in order to facilitate a smooth transition to new leadership.
Marilyn Jentzen is an experienced executive, having spent more than three decades working in financial services and accounting. The new CFO was described in a company statement as “an accounting expert, a strong leader and a strategic thinker.”
The new CFO is responsible for leading the company’s financial policies and her responsibilities include supervising the group’s accounting functions. Furthermore, Marlene Jentzen will have to ensure financial compliance within the company.
Marilyn Jentzen previously served as CEO of Innovative Impact Consulting, a company she founded herself in 2015. Before attempting entrepreneurship, the CEO was Senior Vice President of Finance at IGT in Las Vegas, Nevada as of June 2014. That Jentzen spent a Successful four-year tenure at Thomson Reuters.
Happy and lucky
Speaking about the appointment, Brooks Pierce, President and CEO of Inspired Entertainment, announced that the company was “pleased and fortunate” to add “a leader of Marilyn’s caliber to the role of interim CFO.”
The CEO emphasized that Marlene Jentzen follows a strategic and results-oriented approach, and also boasts a proven track record of successful tenures in publicly listed companies.
Inspired Entertainment’s board of directors has also begun a search to identify a permanent CFO for the company. The group has a contract with a search company responsible for evaluating candidates for this role.
Both the appointment of an interim CFO and the search for a permanent replacement underscore the company’s commitment to maintaining financial stability while pursuing continued growth in the highly competitive field of the iGaming industry.
Inspired Entertainment currently provides content, technology, devices and services to iGaming, betting, lottery, social media and entertainment operators across retail and mobile channels. The company operates in more than 35 jurisdictions around the world, and provides casino games to more than 170 websites.
source: “Inspired announces the transfer of the CFO”. Inspiring entertainment. December 26, 2023.