Ron Finlay, founder of the Senet Group, has opted to resign as chief executive of the organisation.
Finlay has headed up the organisation since its foundation in 2014, supporting a host of responsible gambling initiatives that have drawn support from all corners of the UK market.
Senet Group will now begin the process of identifying a replacement for Finlay.
“Senet Group has been on an amazing journey in the last 18 months,” Finlay said.
“We have taken the idea from a piece of paper to create an independent body that has delivered a national advertising campaign, engaged the industry and its key stakeholders in an important debate and recruited Sky Betting & Gaming as the first digital-only member.
“Now feels like the time for someone new to take it on the next step of the journey; I wish Senet and the team well and look forward to seeing it grow further.”
Wanda Goldwag, chair and independent standards commissioner, added: “We appreciate the contribution that Ron has made, particularly in relation to the establishment of Senet Group in 2014 and the creation of the iconic ‘When The Fun Stops Stop brand’; We wish him well.”
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