Gaming solutions supplier and operator Intralot has appointed Fernando Ors Villarejo as new President of Sports Betting at its US subsidiary Intralot Inc.

Villarejo joins the company with more than 20 years’ of experience in international development and over 15 years in digital businesses. Founder of Savia Consulting, he is a former member of the Chairman’s Office and CDO at multinational sports betting and gaming corporation Codere Group.

Additionally he has been a member of the board and has held a C level or executive position at Codere Interactiva, GreenPlay (TV Azteca), CDR Technology Network, Formula Giochi, BASA and Groupe Promodès (currently Carrefour). Before holding these positions, he was a strategy consultant at then Andersen Consulting, currently Accenture.

Group CEO Antonios Kerastaris stated: “It is my great pleasure to extend a warm welcome to Fernando. In the new era of sports betting in the USA, Fernando will be our key person for opening up this immense new opportunity for Intralot, with end to end responsibility on the sports betting product and operations in the USA. Sports betting in the US in the post-PASPA era is a major source of potential future revenue and profits for Intralot and we intend to dedicate considerable amount of effort and resources to turn this opportunity into a great success for our company.”