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October 19, 2021

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Former Panasonic CEO Michael Moskowitz to lead NorthStar Gaming launch in Ontario

Former Panasonic CEO Michael Moskowitz to lead NorthStar Gaming launch in Ontario
Michael Moskowitz, new CEO and founding partner of NorthStar Gaming.
Canada | 10/13/2021

The veteran tech executive will join the company as CEO and founding partner in time to oversee the brand's launch in the Ontario online gaming and sports betting market, which is expected to happen in December 2021.


orthStar Gaming Inc announced Wednesday that Michael Moskowitz, former Chairman and CEO of Panasonic North America, will join the company as CEO and founding partner. 

In his new role, Moskowitz will oversee the launch of NorthStar’s online betting brand and sportsbook, which is planned to happen in December 2021, with a product targeting the Ontario online gaming market. 

With 25 years of experience, Moskowitz has been driving growth and innovation across consumer, communications and technology brands such as Panasonic North America where he was CEO and Chairman; as well as early-stage Canadian and US businesses having held roles as President and CEO of XM Canada and President of Palm in the Americas International. 

In an official press release, Paul Rivett, co-owner of NorthStar Gaming, spoke about this new appointment and said: "We are excited that a visionary technology leader like Michael is joining our team as we work to launch Canada's best online gaming and sports betting product. His experience and leadership will be critical as we take the next steps to launch. Michael's veteran leadership and unique business development experience bring the exact skill set we need to establish our shared vision and grow it into a meaningful industry player."

Moskowitz added: "I am thrilled to be assuming the CEO role with NorthStar Gaming and look forward to building a winning team and introducing the best product into this expanding market. It is an exciting time to launch an iGaming venture in Ontario, and I am eager to lead in a pivotal time for NorthStar's growth and innovation."

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