In his new role, McGinley will lead FunFair’s business growth strategy and strengthen its product roadmap, with the aim of accelerating its games output and global distribution.
McGinley joins Funfair from Entain, where he had been serving as director of game studios.
Prior to this, he was program director and specialist igaming consultant for RNG Foundry and had spells as game studio lead at Casumo and studio manager for Odobo.
Earlier in his career, McGinley also spent time with Sony Computer Entertainemnt Europe, Vertex Studios, Blue Monkey Studios, Rockstar Leeds and UDS.
“I’m proud to have been made the CEO of such an innovative and exciting company as FunFair Games and I’m looking forward to helping the business expand and strengthen its foothold in the igaming industry,” McGinley said.
“The multiplayer vertical has garnered a lot of attention lately, with many realising how prosperous this area can be, and FunFair Games aims to be at the forefront of this exciting space in the industry.”
FunFair chief operating officer Lloyd Purser added: “Everyone at FunFair Games is thrilled to have Mark on board as his experience and contacts across the industry will be invaluable to the business.
“In our journey so far we’ve proved that the market is ripe for a new style of game. The next stage of that journey is to up the ante and make our games an absolute must have for operators looking to drive new revenue streams with a more diverse portfolio.
“Mark is exactly what we need to take FunFair Games to the next level and we’re extremely excited to have him as our new CEO.”