Hillman’s appointment as interim CEO ends! NetEnt search for a new CEO is over. Indeed, they appointed a new leader just a couple of days ago, and of course, Therese Hillman got the job. She’ll replace former CEO Per Eriksson. Overall, Hillman has proven she got what it takes to be a strong leader. What’s more is that the company believes in her abilities. Her main challenge is to guide NetEnt through the next growth phase.
The company announced the news last week and with immediate effect. The new CEO serves the game provider since January 2017. Hillman has worked as the company’s CFO, and later, she took on the role of the acting CEO.
Before joining NetEnt, Hillman acted as group CEO at Gymgrossisten. Which is a Norwegian sports goods and protein drinks supplier and it’s also a subsidiary of Qliro Group. Of course, the new CEO had previous experience in the online gaming business, too since she was on the board of Unibet for several years.
Strong leader for the future!
All and all, the ultimate goal of the new appointment is simple. In essence, it’s to drive the development of the whole industry. And to deliver the best player experience, of course. Her vision includes closer cooperation with customers and employees, alike. The company believes her appointment will allow them to create more value for customers, shareholders, players, and employees. During her stay at NetEnt, she proved clear business focus. Additionally, she is an appreciated leader with great energy.
“With Therese’s abilities, we got the right person. A leader for the company in the next growth phase,” said Fredrik Erbing, NetEnt’s board chairman. As you know, NetEnt is a global online game provider. It supplies market-leading gaming solutions to online casino operators worldwide. The company’s games are very popular amongst players.
NetEnt has seen a lot of movement in the management positions lately. But, Hopefully, the appointment of the new leader will be fructiferous. So the gaming industry can offer more in the future, and the players can enjoy better slots. Join us in wishing her the best of luck in her new permanent role!