Breon Corcoran has been appointed the new CEO at Betfair

The worst kept secret in the iGaming industry has been confirmed with the news that Breon Corcoran has been appointed the new CEO at Betfair. The 40-year-old, who was formerly Chief Operating Officer at Paddy Power, replaces David Yu and will take up his new role on August 1,2012.

“Betfair’s unique technology provides the company with a fantastic position in the online gaming industry and I believe it has a bright future ahead of it.

I am very pleased to have the opportunity to lead the company and look forward to working closely with the Betfair team to grow the business further,” said Corcoran.

“We have conducted a very thorough international search process over recent months and I am delighted that Breon will be Betfair’s new CEO,” added Betfair’s Chairman, Edward Wray.

“He joins at what is an exciting time for Betfair and brings with him significant industry experience and a track record of success. The combination of his online expertise and gaming sector knowledge makes him ideally suited to the role.”
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