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Bede Gaming names Whiteley as new CTO

| By Robert Fletcher
Gauselmann Group-owned Bede Gaming has announced the appointment of Dan Whiteley as its new chief technology officer.
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Whiteley began the role on 3 July following the departure of Andy Wardle earlier this year.

An experienced tech executive, Whiteley has previously worked in the igaming industry. He spent 18 months as director of software engineering at The Stars Group between 2019 and 2021.

Whiteley joins Bede after a spell as CTO at meeting and events platform Jugo. He also held the same role at services and payments specialist Equiniti.

His other positions included solutions director at business support agency Williams Lea Tag and solutions consultant for Smart241.

“I’m proud to become part of Bede’s journey,” Whiteley said. “It’s a company with proven strength in engineering excellence and the potential to build upon Bede’s current capabilities is an exciting prospect. 

“I’m looking forward to working with the team to deliver cutting edge technology for the igaming market.”

Bede Gaming CEO Colin Cole-Johnson added: “We’re thrilled to welcome Dan to the team. He will be pivotal in driving our technology strategy, collaborating with all teams across the business to ensure Bede is an industry leader in innovative and cutting-edge solutions. 

“He will be an integral part of Bede operations, both internally and externally. His extensive experience in technology leadership makes him an excellent fit for this role.

Senior hires at Bede Gaming

Confirmation of Whiteley’s appointment is the latest in a series of senior hires at the online gambling platform and software provider.

Cole-Johnson was named CEO in March 2022. He joined after serving as gaming product director for two and a half years at Entain.

Elsewhere, Kirsty Stewart is now chief legal and client services officer in 2023. 

Bede Gaming has been operating as part of Gauselmann Group since being acquired in March 2020

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