Jacob Kaplan new CFO of Evolution Gaming
After 6 years with the company, Evolution Gaming CFO Fredrik Svederman has decided to leave the company for new challenges during the autumn of 2016. The company has recruited Jacob Kaplan as new CFO and member of group management. Jacob Kaplan joins from Nordnet where he has been CFO since 2010.
Jacob Kaplan’s first day of employment will be no later than 1 December 2016. To secure the transition Fredrik Svederman will remain in his position until Jacob Kaplan begins his employment.
Jens von Bahr, CEO of Evolution Gaming, said: “During his years with Evolution, Fredrik has contributed greatly in our development to a leading Live Casino provider with operations all over Europe. I and the whole company would like to thank him for his contributions and wish him best of luck in his future challenges.”
He continued: “We also welcome Jacob Kaplan to the group. With his experience from an entrepreneurial and public environment, Jacob is a perfect match with the needs of Evolution and is recruited in a phase when we are preparing the company for a move to the main list of the exchange.”
Jacob Kaplan was born in 1973 and holds a MSc in Industrial Engineering and Business Management from KTH Royal Institute of Technology and a BSc in Business Administration and Finance from Stockholm University. He has been employed by Nordnet since 2010 and previously held the position of Finance Director of Transaction Services Nordic at Nasdaq OMX.
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This information was submitted for publication on 2 June 2016 at 16:00 CET.
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 employs 2,100 people, 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.