ischoff joins Betfair from LCH.Clearnet, a leading financial instrument clearing house that serves major international exchanges and over-the-counter markets, where he worked as Global Technical Services Director looking after the company’s IT infrastructure, operations and development while managing a team based across the UK and India.
“I am very pleased to be joining Betfair at this exciting time for the company and I look forward to bringing my experience in the media, telecoms and, most recently, financial services sectors to bear in this new role,” said Bischoff.
In his new role, Bischoff is to lead a team of more than 120 technologists in coordinating Betfair’s information systems across Europe and the United States. “I am delighted to welcome Michael to Betfair as part of a senior technology team that continues to grow in stature and strength,” said Tony McAlister, Chief Technology Officer for Betfair.
“Michael’s experience serving major international stock exchanges will help us as we continue our global expansion,” he concluded.