The board of Entain Plc has confirmed the appointment of Rahul Welde as an independent Non-Executive Director of the global gambling group, effective July 1.
Welde most recently served as the Executive Vice President of Global Digital Transformation for Unilever, where he was responsible for helping the company establish new leading brands across multiple marketplaces.
Welde joins Entain as the company has refreshed its European and North American brand portfolio, adding the new M&A assets of BetCity.nl for the Netherlands, and online sportsbook Sports Interaction in Canada.
Alongside his Non-Executive Director appointment, Welde has also chosen to serve on Entain’s Environmental, Social, and Governance Committee.
Barry Gibson, Chairman of Entain, commented: “On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to welcome Rahul to Entain. Rahul brings with him exceptional knowledge of customer experience excellence, e-commerce, and digital transformation.
“I am confident that his skills and expertise will further enhance the Board’s ability to support and oversee the delivery of our strategy.”