SPORTECH U.S. DIRECTOR TO DEPART
 
President: Digital, USA, has resigned.
 
The UK-based betting group Sportech plc has announced that Rich Roberts, President: Digital, USA, has resigned from its board with immediate effect following a reorganisation of management responsibilities in Sportechs North American activities and the withdrawal from the groups Draft Day Daily Fantasy Sports business obligations.
 
Roberts will work with the company until the end of August to ensure a successful transition.
 
Sportech Racing and Digital will continue to be run by Andrew Gaughan, whilst Ted Taylor, managing director of Sportech Venues in Connecticut, will now assume responsibility for the online ("ADW") business in that State.
 
Ian Penrose, CEO of Sportech said in a statement:
 
"Rich has been an important member of the executive team, most notably during our successful digital activities in New Jersey last year. I would like to personally thank him for his contribution to the Company, and we wish him well for the future"
 
Roberts added, "I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Sportech and am proud of the success we have had during that period with some key digital initiatives."