The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has appointed David Willetts as its new Director of Communications and Digital.
He will be a part of in the new calendar year from his existing situation as Press Secretary to Conservative cabinet minister Ben Wallace and head of ministerial communications at the MoD.
He will be assisted in the purpose by Deputy Director of Communications and Electronic Michael Denoual.
“The BGC is the specifications overall body fully commited to driving huge adjustments across the regulated betting and gaming business,” mentioned BGC Chief Executive Michael Dugher. “David Willetts is a brilliantly expert and highly regarded former journalist and communications expert with an exceptional popularity in the media and in governing administration.
“David will be a formidable asset for the BGC. He also joins a sturdy group which includes the beautifully talented Michael Denoual.”
Willetts earlier labored in journalism for The Sunlight for around a 10 years prior to becoming a member of the MoD.
“I am totally thrilled to be joining the Betting and Gaming Council and just can’t hold out to get started off,” explained Willetts. “They’ve currently created major strides growing benchmarks across the marketplace and I’m searching ahead to doing the job with the great crew to generate that do the job on.”
The BGC before this month hailed Safer Gambling Week 2021 – which ran from 1-7 November – as a enormous accomplishment, generating virtually 25 million social media impressions, a 19% increase from 2020.