Entain appoints former Governor of Gibraltar Ed Davis as Entain Foundation chair

| By Marese O'Hagan
Global sports betting and gaming group Entain has appointed Ed Davis CB, CBE, as chair, and Franziska van Almsick as an ambassador, for the operator’s charitable trust, the Entain Foundation

Davis served as Governor from 2016 to 2020 and has also been commandant general for the Royal Marines and the deputy commander of NATO’s Allied Land Command.

Van Almsick won four Olympic silver medals and six bronze medals, as well as two World Championship golds, all representing Germany. She will now act as an ambassador for the foundation in Germany.

Entain have committed to a £100m five-year plan to support a variety of causes through the Entain Foundation, including responsible gambling and diversity in technology.

“We are honoured to welcome Ed and Franziska to the Entain Foundation,” Entain chief executive Jette Nygaard-Andersen said.

“The appointment of such high calibre individuals is a mark of our ambitions for the Foundation’s future. Collectively they bring incredible leadership and organisational skills as well as huge experience in the charitable sector and sporting world.”

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