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Online Sports Betting Firm Recruits Gaming Industry Veteran to Serve on Board
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FansUnite Entertainment reported that global gaming veteran Saxon Shadforth has joined the company as a member of its Board of Directors.

In a news release, FansUnite Entertainment Inc. (FANS:CSE) announced that Saxon Shadforth will be joining its board.

The firm stated that Shadforth brings with him over 25 years of global leadership expertise that includes 15 years of experience as an online gambling executive. His background includes managing complex ecosystems required to operate and scale gaming brands in many categories and jurisdictions. Throughout his career, he has structured and advised on numerous M&A transactions, launched global platforms and managed teams of greater than 300 people. The company listed that Saxon previously worked at several firms including Activo (Uruguay), Yew Tree Services (Philippines), Riplife Gaming Technologies (Spain) and Gateway Inc. (Australia, U.S).

The company's Chairman and CEO Darius Eghdami remarked, "We are extremely excited to have an individual of Saxon's caliber join our board of directors...As a fast growing company in the gaming sector, Mr. Shadforth is perfectly equipped to provide us with oversight in a number of growth areas. Having spent the majority of his career working abroad in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America, Saxon will be integral in expanding our footprint and entering international gaming jurisdictions by leveraging his established network."

Saxon Shadforth commented, "I am thrilled to be joining such a great team where I will be able to apply my skill set in helping FansUnite build and grow their platform...As an online gambling company, FansUnite is uniquely positioned to consolidate gaming assets globally with a key focus on M&A integration and brand awareness. I am eager to provide my insights and I look forward to assisting FansUnite become a leader in the fast growing gaming market."

The company noted that it expects to utilize Mr. Shadforth's expertise in product development, acquisition strategy and global brand commercialization to continue its growth as an emerging leader in the gaming industry.

FansUnite Entertainment is a sports and entertainment company headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., that specializes in technology developed for legal, regulated online gaming products.


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