he former Ladbrokes, Betfair and Rank Group employee will head up the Berkshire-based company’s project management function.
Her recruitment follows a drive to add eight additional members to the team, including Java and HTML5 coders and testers, and network engineers.
The newcomers will take the total headcount at Realistic’s new Reading offices to nearly 50, doubling the number they had at the beginning of 2014.
Commercial Director, Andy Harris, said: “Donyale has invaluable industry experience and, like many of the senior team at Realistic, first-hand knowledge of what operators require from game integrations and content delivery.
“I’m sure she will help refine our processes and enable us to deliver projects more effectively to both existing customers and new ones.”