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HappyHour appoints veteran Jonker as CEO of Blixx Gaming

| By Robert Fletcher
Industry investor HappyHour.io has announced the appointment of Patrick Jonker as the new chief executive of its Blixx Gaming online casino business.

As CEO, Jonker will oversee ongoing expansion plans to launch Blixx in new markets around the world, as well as efforts to improve customer experience and commercial operations. 

Highly experienced Jonker joins the business having worked in the industry for a number of years, most recently as CEO of Hero Gaming between February 2022 and November 2022.

Prior to this, he was CEO and international managing director for Mr Green and William Hill International for two and a half years, while he also had a spell as managing director for Betsson Group from October 2014 to March 2019.

Earlier in his career, Jonker also worked in other senior roles for media agency Initiative, production business Tapa Media Holding, digital start-up Icon & Co, entertainment giant Endemol and Dutch-facing De Lotto.

“I’m thrilled to join Blixx Gaming and work alongside its talented team,” Jonker said. “I look forward to continuing the company’s success and contributing my experience to lead it into the next phase of growth.”

HappyHour.io managing partner and Blixx Gaming shareholder, Robin Reed, added: “The brands that Blixx Gaming operates have seen continued profitable growth and the business is now poised for rapid development with an experienced CEO like Patrick at the helm. 

“With proven leadership across Tier-1 online gaming brands and a strong focus on commercial success, Patrick brings the drive and ability to deliver great things for Blixx. We are excited about the future of this business.”

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