DJ (La Française des Jeux) earmarked Wright’s experience and knowledge of sportsbook management and day-to-day operations, having served in a number of sportsbook executive roles for Ladbrokes, Betclic Everest, Stan James, and UK Betting Plc., according to SBC News.
Andy Wright Chief Executive of Sporting Group said: “I am delighted to join Sporting Group at this exciting period of its evolution. I have admired its excellence of pricing, trading, and risk management for many years and how it has leveraged this capability and the Sporting Index brand awareness to expand its B2B operation with Sporting Solutions across the globe.”
Xavier Etienne, FDJ Group Executive Vice-President Technology and International stated: “I would like to thank Simon Trim for his dedication and stewardship over the years and the achievements of Sporting until today, building strong brands and making an impact on its markets. Wright has a unique blend of skills in many relevant areas for Sporting Group and FDJ Group. Along with his operational capabilities and recognized leadership, he is the perfect fit for us to further enhance the execution of our strategy.”