Evolution Malta appoints Martin Carlesund as new CEO

Evolution Gaming, leading provider of Live Casino solutions, has appointed Martin Carlesund as new CEO of Evolution Malta, the operational entity within the Evolution Group.

Martin Carlesund has extensive experience within the gaming industry and was most recently CEO at HighLight Media Group Ltd, one of the world’s leading gaming affiliates. Previously, he has also been CEO of Eniro Sweden and Eniro Finland. Martin will be part of Group management and reports to Evolution founder and Group CEO Jens von Bahr, who until now was also CEO of Evolution Malta.

Martin Carlesund, new CEO of Evolution Malta, said: “I’m very impressed by Evolution’s past success and could not resist the chance to contribute to the company’s continued development. Evolution’s unique position provides a fantastic opportunity to capitalise on the strong market growth in Live Casino.”

Jens von Bahr, CEO of Evolution, added: “I’m delighted to welcome Martin to the team, whose profile is a perfect fit for the role of CEO of Evolution Malta. In addition, the appointment enables me to focus solely on building long-term shareholder value on group level.”

Martin Carlesund assumes his new role today, 11 June 2015. 

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Evolution Gaming Group AB (publ) discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 9.00 CET on 11 June 2015.

Evolution Gaming Group AB (publ) (”Evolution”) develops, produces, markets and licenses fully-integrated B2B Live Casino solutions to gaming operators. Since its inception in 2006, Evolution has developed into a leading B2B provider in the European market with 70 operators among its customers. The group currently has about 1,400 employees, most of whom are located in Latvia and Malta. The parent company is based in Sweden and listed on the Nasdaq First North Premier exchange under the ticker EVO. Avanza Bank is the company’s certified adviser. Visit www.evolutiongaming.com for more information. 

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Evolution Gaming Group AB (publ) (‘Evolution’) develops, produces, markets and licenses fully integrated B2B Live Casino solutions to gaming operators. Since the company was established in 2006, Evolution has become a leading B2B provider in the European market with 150 operators among its customers. The parent company is domiciled in Sweden and listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (ticker EVO).