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Andrew Clucas named Microgaming CEO as Coleman prepares to step down

| By Robert Fletcher
iGaming content supplier Microgaming has announced that John Coleman will step down as its chief executive at the end of 2021, with chief operating officer Andrew Clucas named his replacement.
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Coleman became chief executive in June 2018, having served as chief financial officer at the solutions giant for almost 14 years. He replaced long-serving CEO Roger Raatgever in the position.

“I am honoured to have led Microgaming as CEO – such an incredible business and people,” Coleman said. “After 17 years at the company, this is a natural time for me personally to embark on the next adventure. 

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New Microgaming CEO Andrew Clucas

“Microgaming has a strong leadership structure in place and an exciting future ahead, and I am delighted to announce Andrew Clucas as my successor. Andy is a brilliant colleague, friend and leader, and I have every confidence that he will steer Microgaming to new success.”

Coleman will formally step down from the CEO role on 31 December, with operations chief Clucas replacing him.

Clucas joined Microgaming in 2009 following a career in the Royal Air Force and held a number of roles in business development and sales, before he was promoted to chief operating officer in January 2018.

He paid tribute to Coleman, describing him as “an outstanding leader and ambassador of the business for almost two decades”. and

“I cannot praise him highly enough for his many achievements and contributions,” Clucas added.

“I am delighted to be picking up the mantle from him; being appointed CEO of Microgaming is an incredible honour, and I intend to lead the business with the very same passion and commitment.”

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