Global sportsbook operator PointsBet has announced the appointment of ‘industry veteran’ Aonghus Mulvihill as Vice President of Global Sportsbook Trading.
Mulvihill joins the firm after a spell at Betfair International Sports where he served as Commercial Director. Previously, he served as a Director of Corporate Strategy at Flutter Group, as well as Head of Performance, Proposition & Trading at Betfair Exchange, and Head of Trading Risk at Paddy Power.
As part of his role at PointsBet, Mulvihill will oversee PointsBet’s global team of analysts in various sports whilst designing and implementing the company’s trading risk management strategy.
Furthermore, his role includes trading product development, where he will work closely with various teams to design the latest products which are marketable and comply with regulatory requirements.
Upon his appointment, Melvihill commented: “Having watched PointsBet’s incredible expansion, including the recent acquisition of Banach Technology in Ireland, I’m absolutely thrilled to join the leadership team for a truly unique company that is putting technology first and delivering an unparalleled experience for customers around the world.
“After shaking up the Australian betting market, PointsBet has quickly and strategically developed into one of the premium sportsbooks in the United States, continuing to build upon its unique technology offering and attracting industry-leading talent. This appointment is a dream come true.”
Johnny Aitken, PointsBet USA CEO, added: “PointsBet’s technology and the company culture we’re building has proven time and again to be a draw for our industry’s smartest minds, and the addition of Aonghus is another example of our commitment to and vision for excellence.
“Aonghus has the mind and motivation required to help us take the next step as PointsBet continues to innovate and capitalize on the investments we’ve made to deliver the fastest and most unique customer experience in sports betting today – and we’re just getting started.”