The Malta licensed but Scandinavian targeted online gambling group Betsafe has appointed Johan Kinnander, the CEO of Glife AB, to its board of directors.
 
Prior to joining Glife – one of Sweden's largest social networking venues – Kinnander was CEO of Google Scandinavia and worked for AD Pepper Media. He is an ackowledged expert in online marketing who has established and built a number of successful companies in the Nordic market.
 
"I believe that Betsafe's business will increase extensively in the coming years and I hope I can contribute with my knowledge and network to help them make this trip as smooth as possible," Kinnander remarked.
 
Henrik Persson Ekdahl, Betsafe's CEO, said: "We are very satisfied with the recruitment of a board member with such a long and thorough experience of [the] Internet business. Johan's background contributes exactly the right competence that we need to be able to successfully grow our already strong Nordic market. We intend to strengthen the board with at least 2 more significant members during 2008. Johan will be a board member in the Norwegian company Artic Invest A/S, the investment company that owns www.betsafe.com."
 
Betsafe.com is an Internet gaming company that offers odds, live betting, online poker and a casino in English, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish and Finnish through Betsafe.com.