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Gaming veteran Haywood takes helm as Yggdrasil MD for Polish entity

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Strategic restructuring and key executive transitions mark Yggdrasil's transformation.

Yggdrasil, a leading provider of superior online gaming solutions, proudly announces the appointment of Alex Haywood as the new managing director of its Polish entity. With a distinguished career spanning over 20 years, Haywood brings a wealth of expertise to lead Yggdrasil’s technological advancement.

“I am thrilled to welcome Alex Haywood to the Yggdrasil team,” said James Curwen, CEO of Yggdrasil. “His impressive track record, from his key roles at Evolution Gaming, Interactive Gaming Group, to his most recent position at Liquid Barcodes, highlights his profound understanding of the gaming landscape and his unmatched ability to drive innovation and change. With his appointment, we are poised to reach even greater heights in innovation and technological prowess.”

As part of its corporate evolution, Yggdrasil has implemented a strategic restructuring, resulting in a necessary reduction of roles within the organisation. Simultaneously, the company announces that Mark McGinley will move into the role of chief product officer from his current position as chief gaming officer. In his new role, McGinley will lead the company’s innovative games portfolio and Masters Studio programme.

“We extend our gratitude to our departing senior leaders for their dedication and commitment to Yggdrasil. As we navigate this transformative phase, we remain dedicated to supporting our employees through this period of change,” added Curwen.

Yggdrasil passionately reaffirms its dedication to delivering exceptional gaming products and experiences. Under Curwen’s leadership, the company is resolute in fostering a culture of relentless innovation and adaptability within the organisation. The appointment of Alex Haywood symbolises the company’s unwavering commitment to achieving its strategic goals and reinforcing its position as an industry trailblazer.