Former PaddyPower Betfair President Joins FansUnite Entertainment
Mr. Harish Narayanan Ramachandran brings over 20 years of international experience with leading gaming organizations
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - June 11, 2020) - FansUnite Entertainment Inc. (CSE: FANS) ("FansUnite" or the "Company"), a technology company providing leading online gaming solutions, is pleased to introduce Mr. Harish Narayanan Ramachandran, an experienced gaming executive as a member of the board.
Most recently, Harish spent 4 years at PaddyPower Betfair, one of the world's largest gaming companies1, as president of their Asia business. He was tasked with expanding their global operations through B2B partnerships with regulated and state owned operators in Asia, establishing government relationships, and attracting licensed B2C operators. As a specialist in strategic M&A, he structured, advised, and facilitated the global strategy and direction on numerous transactions in the online gaming market.
Prior to this, Harish held senior management positions at EdgeMatrix in Singapore, Com2us Corporation in South Korea, Nokia in APAC, Cryptologic in Asia-Pacific and Paddy Power Betfair in Dublin, Ireland.
"Mr. Ramachandran brings a wealth of experience to our board of directors having assisted one of the worlds largest betting operations enter and scale their international expansion in Asia," said Darius Eghdami, Chairman and CEO of FansUnite Entertainment. "As we look to enter new markets, Mr. Ramachandran brings decades of experience in global market expansion along with extensive knowledge leading strategic mergers and acquisitions that our team will utilize as we prepare for our international growth strategy."
"As a member of the board, It's an honour to be advising the innovative team where my experience within the global gaming market can be utilized to support FansUnite," said Harish. "FansUnite has developed strong betting technology and is quickly gaining global recognition through their recent successful M&A transaction with McBookie. I look forward to providing my knowledge and expertise to assist in the growth of FansUnite."
Harish will advise the company in various matters, including: international mergers and acquisitions strategy, government relations, and establishing and executing on new market expansion and partnership opportunities.
About FansUnite Entertainment Inc.
FansUnite is a sports and entertainment company, focusing on technology related to regulated and lawful online gaming and other related products. The principal business is operating the FansUnite Sportsbook and the website of its wholly-owned subsidiary, McBookie Limited, offering online gaming services to the UK market. FansUnite is also a provider of technology solutions, products and services in the gaming and entertainment industry and looks to acquire technology platforms and assets with high growth potential in new or developing markets.
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