Blockchain Betting Platform SBTech Adds Dave Hammond As COO

Job Appointments | December 11, 2018 By:

Dave Hammond has been appointed as chief operating officer of sports betting and software tech firm SBTech.

A former executive chairman of blockchain sports betting operator, Spartos, Hammond will be in charge of SBTech’s global operations and expansion.

He will also supervise the company’s general state of technology and research, development, operations and business analytics team.

Hammond was also part of gambling operation Paddy Power Betfair, where he was first the director of retail product and innovation then the B2B director. Hammond then joined Spartos as executive chairman. He also co-founded the gambling industry consultancy company BetConsultancy.com.

“The company’s proven omni-channel full platform technology is widely used and is rapidly being adopted by numerous well-known sports betting, gaming, horse racing and lottery brands on an international scale,” said Hammond. “I look forward to accelerating this growth as the business and its innovative products continue to break new ground, furthering our partners’ reach and maximising their revenue.”

SBTech CEO Richard Carter said Hammond’s “proven track record of implementing high growth strategies in a host of senior industry roles will add huge value to the company as we continue to grow in over 20 regulated markets we currently operate in.”