NEW NON-EXEC DIRECTROR FOR PLAYTECH
 
Claire Milne is a recognised industry expert in e-gaming and technology law and regulation.
 
Online gambling group Playtech plc has announced the appointment as a non-executive director of Claire Milne, who will join the Remuneration Committee, Risk & Compliance Committee, Audit Committee, and Nominations Committee.
 
Milne is  a recognised industry expert in e-gaming and technology law and regulation, with 20 years experience advising gaming and financial services clients as an in-house and private practice lawyer. She is currently a Partner and Team Leader within the Intellectual Property and Science & Technology teams for Appleby in the Isle of Man.
 
Her cv includes a Masters degree from The John Hopkins University, Baltimore; she is a member of The Law Society of Scotland; a Manx advocate and a Writer to Her Majestys Signet.
 
She is also a member of the Institute of Directors, the Licensing Executive Society and the Society for Computers and the Law, and a general member of the International Masters of Gaming Law.
 
Milne is both a resident of and is domiciled in the Isle of Man and was chair of the Isle of Man Gambling Commission from 2007-2012.
 
Alan Jackson, chairman of Playtech plc, said Friday:
 
"As a leading global software provider it is fitting that Playtechs Board contains a wealth of knowledge in the developing areas of technology and eGaming law. Claire brings 20 years experience of advising multi-national corporations in these evolving sectors and we look forward to benefitting from her expertise."