John Coleman announces changing of the guard at Microgaming. John Coleman will be stepping down from his role as Microgaming CEO on 31 December 2021. He will be replaced by current Microgaming COO, Andrew Clucas.
John was appointed CEO of Microgaming in June 2018. Having served as CFO for nearly 14 years. As CEO, John has driven Microgaming’s strategy and vision, diversified its product offering, and elevated its position in the global online gambling market. John was an open and empathic leader. John has placed employee well being, safer gambling and corporate social responsibility at the forefront of his decision-making.
Andrew joined Microgaming in 2009 following a successful career in the Royal Air Force. Rising quickly through the ranks at Microgaming, he headed up various operational areas of the business, including business development and sales, before being appointed chief operating officer in January 2018.
John Coleman comments: “I am honored to have led Microgaming as CEO. Such an incredible business and people. After 17 years at the company, this is a natural time for me personally to embark on the next adventure. Microgaming has a strong leadership structure in place and an exciting future ahead. Additionally I am delighted to announce Andrew Clucas as my successor. Andy is a brilliant colleague, friend and leader. I have every confidence that he will steer Microgaming to new success.”
Andrew Clucas adds: “John has been an outstanding leader and ambassador of the business for almost two decades, and I cannot praise him highly enough for his many achievements and contributions. I am delighted to be picking up the mantle from him – being appointed CEO of Microgaming is an incredible honur, and I intend to lead the business with the very same passion and commitment.”