UK – Former William Hill CFO joins Tekkorp CapitalBy William - 13 February 2023
Tekkorp Capital, the investment vehicle founded by gaming entrepreneur Matt Davey, has added former William Hill US Chief Financial Officer, Mark McMillan, to its advisory team as a Partner.
McMillan brings over 20 years of experience in corporate finance and strategy to bear at the company. Having worked in investment banking, he joined William Hill in its M&A team and latterly as CFO for its US business, overseeing its transition through the repeal of PASPA and its development into a national sports betting leader, resulting in its eventual sale to Caesars Entertainment.
McMillan joins an illustrious team of seasoned executives in the online gaming industry. The group has held a host of C-Suite roles, including CEO, MD, CFO, COO and CMO, alongside cultivating a distinguished M&A reputation which has, in aggregate, completed over $24bn of deals. The team includes Crispin Nieboer, former William Hill Online MD, Andy Clerkson, US media and gaming specialist, and Steve Schrier, ex-CCO of SG Digital.
Commenting on his appointment, McMillan said: “I’m thrilled to be joining Tekkorp Capital. As part of a multi-faceted team, I will assist my fellow partners in delivering strategic and value-additive solutions for our clients at this exciting time for the iGaming sector. Tekkorp has expanded rapidly and I am excited to be a part of its development.”
Elsewhere, President Robin Chhabra has been promoted to CEO of the group, with Matt Davey moving to the Chairman role.