Tabcorp exec to fill COO role.

Australian gaming operator Tatts Group has announced the retirement of chief operating officer Barrie Fletton who has spent a cumulative 24 years with the company. 

Fletton will leave the position at the end of November 2016 to be succeeded by Brendan Parnell who joins the company from Tabcorp where he most recently held the position of managing director International.

In related news, chief operating officer Neale O’Connell has resigned his position to pursue an opportunity in an unrelated industry in his hometown Melbourne.

O’Connell, who has been with the Tatts Group for a cumulative 12-years, will leave the company in February 2017.  A search for his successor is underway.