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VIXIO GamblingCompliance, the premier provider of regulatory intelligence to the global gambling and betting industry, is delighted to announce the launch of its first Executive Advisory Board, providing expert insight from a cohort of clients to inform its future product development and content agenda.

The Executive Advisory Board is composed of a dozen senior executives and advisors representing different segments of the industry to offer a range of perspectives on the market intelligence needs of legal and compliance professionals, strategic and corporate development leaders, and regulatory or government affairs execs.

The founding board members include: Bahar Alaeddini, Partner, Harris Hagan; Charmaine Hogan, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Playtech; Emma Richardson, Non-Executive Director, White Hat Gaming; F. Steven DiMasi, Senior Vice President – Global Government Affairs, Light & Wonder; Hartwig Gerhartinger, Senior Vice President – Legal & Regulatory and Deputy General Counsel, Paysafe Group; Jennifer Aguiar, Chief Compliance Officer, DraftKings; Juergen Hobel, Head of Regulatory Compliance, Gauselmann Group; Liv Biesemans, Deputy General Counsel, Kindred Group; Scott Warfield, Vice President – Gaming, PGA TOUR; Witek Wacinski, Vice President – Strategy and Development, BetMGM. Also joining the Executive Advisory Board is Birgitte Sand, CEO of Birgitte Sand & Associates, former Director General of the Danish Gambling Authority and winner of the Lifetime Achievement Special award at the VIXIO GamblingCompliance Global Regulatory Awards 2021. The group will be chaired by James Kilsby, VIXIO’s Chief Analyst.

“While VIXIO GamblingCompliance has a well-earned reputation over 15 years for the strength of our content and value of our services, the formation of our Executive Advisory Board will allow VIXIO to receive direct and unique input from industry experts as we develop innovative products and content sets, ensuring that we continue to provide thought leadership at a time of increasingly complex regulatory change and abundant new market opportunities emerging in such a diverse range of global jurisdictions.” Mike Woolfrey, CEO of VIXIO.