6/11/10 – Online gambling software developer Playtech plc has announced the appointment of
David Mathewson as an additional independent Non-Executive Director and chair of the audit committee.
 
Mathewson is a qualified chartered accountant and an experienced Non-Executive Director with significant experience in the banking and finance sectors and in the gaming industry.
 
He served on the board of Rodime Plc (renamed Sportech Plc following the acquisition of Littlewoods Pools) for thirteen years and was Chairman until 2006. He was previously a director of corporate finance at Noble Grossart Limited and a Non-Executive Director at Noble & Co Limited. Until May 2010,  Mathewson was Senior Independent Director at Edinburgh UK Tracker Trust plc, where he served on the board for twelve years.
 
Commenting on the appointment Playtech's Chairman, Roger Withers, said:
 
"I am delighted to welcome David to the Board of Playtech. He brings considerable finance experience to the role of chair of our audit committee, together with an excellent understanding of the gaming industry and of the public markets."