New CEO appointment for William Hill

11 Mar 2017

William Hill CEOThe British gigantic gambling operator William Hill enters a new era with the appointment of the new Chief Executive Officer and in fact with immediate effect. The chosen one will be Phillip Bowcock, who firstly proved what he is capable for, after he was appointed as interim William Hill CEO in July 2016. He will now take on the role permanently and the company will end a seven month searching, since James Henderson’s departure. The latter failed to deliver the proper growth the William Hill governance wanted and now the new CEO should show even more results. Of course, Phillip Bowcock will have William Hill’s governance by his side, after he has showed in the past seven months that he can deliver the expected results and that he may lead to the future the great momentum that has been created for the British bookmaker.

William Hill Chairman, Gareth Davis commented on the appointment: «Since his appointment as Interim CEO last July, Philip has driven the business forward at real pace and we have seen important progress across our Online, Retail and international businesses over that time. Our recent results show that William Hill is now in a stronger position and Philip has outlined a clear plan to continue that momentum into the future.».

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Established in 1934, William Hill is one of the true betting pioneers. The football, horse, and greyhound zones are packed, with hundreds of betting options and races available every day. There are so many website languages, and customer support is accessible 24/7. It keeps adding betting features, like Bet Builder and Request a Bet, and you can win up to £2,000,000 in football's top leagues. If you asked me 7 years ago, I would have told you that William Hill is the thε world’s best sportsbook. However, today is a different story. Even though the winning limits are incredibly high, you will see your account restricted very fast if you are a successful bettor. Besides, the overall payout is below par, even for football betting. Finally, if you are not looking to bet on horse racing, you will not be dazzled by what is available. Overall, William Hill offers a solid product for UK sports, but I would like to see the sportsbook improve the international offering as well.

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