888 has appointed Yariv Dafna as the company’s new CFO. The group has made this appointment after its longstanding CFO Aviad Kobrine had announced his stepping down.
Yariv will assume duties on 1 November 2020.
He has been working with Telit Communications since 2003 in various roles, mainly as Group CFO from February 2007 to June 2012. In November 2017, he joined Telit’s Board as Finance Director with responsibility for finance, legal, IT and corporate development activities.
He said of the new role: “I am excited to be joining such a fantastic business at a pivotal time in its development. 888 has world-class technology and a unique platform for continued growth in the dynamic global online gaming market. I am looking forward to helping the business continue to deliver against its strategic objectives and create value for all stakeholders.”
Brian Mattingley, Chairman of 888, commented:
“I am delighted to welcome Yariv Dafna as 888’s new Chief Financial Officer. Yariv’s experience and drive made him the standout candidate for the role, and we are very pleased he has decided to join the Group at such an important time in 888’s continued growth and development”.
“On behalf of everyone at 888, I would like to reiterate my gratitude to Aviad for his significant contribution and achievements over the last 15 years with the Group and we wish him every success for the future.”