Michael Quartieri

Gambling.com names former Sands and Scientific Games executive to its board of directors

Michael Quartieri.
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Provider of player acquisition services for the online gambling industry Gambling.com Group announced Tuesday it has appointed Michael Quartieri to its board of directors, a move effective as of June 30, after being recommended by the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and receiving approval from the Board. 

Quartieri has served as Chief Financial Officer of Dave & Buster's Entertainment since January 2022, a North American restaurant and entertainment business, and is responsible for leading the company's finance, accounting and supply chain organizations, as well as overseeing investor relations.

Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Scientific Games from 2015 to 2020. He managed over $700 million in acquisitions and helped spearhead the successful $352 million IPO of the company's subsidiary SciPlay Corporation

Quartieri also held the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of LiveOne, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content, leading all aspects of the company's finance operations, strategic initiatives and M&A activities.

He had previously spent nine years with Las Vegas Sands in multiple roles ending as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Global Controller; and 13 years at Deloitte & Touche, rising to the position of Director of Audit and Assurance Services, specializing in gaming and hospitality. 

In his role with Gambling.com Group, Quartieri will serve as a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating & Governance Committee. The executive holds a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern California and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Charles Gillespie, Chief Executive Officer of Gambling.com Group, said: "Michael brings an exceptional track record to Gambling.com Group and is a renowned and highly respected executive within the gaming and entertainment industry, as well as among institutional investors and analysts. His broad business acumen in operations, mergers and acquisitions, international business, capital formation, and investor relations will be a great asset to our board of directors."

"I am excited for the opportunity to join Gambling.com Group's board of directors and work with the management team as the company continues its growth as a leader in performance marketing for online gambling," Quartieri said. "Charles, along with his co-founder and COO Kevin McCrystle, has built a successful international business that is well-positioned to take advantage of one of the largest U.S. growth opportunities today -- regulated online sports betting and iGaming."

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