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New COO for the UK Gambling Commission...

New COO for the UK Gambling Commission

Published on May 12, 2017

The Gambling Commission has announced on the 10th of May the the appointment of David Pemberton as Chief Operating Office (COO).

A role with tasks for regulator’s corporate services such as HR, finance, IT, planning and risk. He will join the Commission at the end of June.

Sarah Harrison, the Chief Executive of GC welcomed David with these words: “I’m delighted to welcome David to the Commission’s executive team. He brings a wealth of expertise in leading change and developing corporate functions that are high performing and that deliver value for money.
“This work is key to ensuring we have an organisation that is both effective and efficient as we deliver on our objectives to keep gambling fair, safe and free from crime.”

David Pemberton said: “I’m very pleased to be joining the Gambling Commission. I am looking forward to contributing my experience to help shape the organisation’s skills, capabilities, structure and ways of working.
“This is an exciting time to join the Commission as it increasingly focuses on putting the consumer at the heart of its work and I welcome the opportunity to play my part in that important work.’’