GAMSTOP recruits Simon Reynolds as Non-Executive Director

GAMSTOP has confirmed the appointment of Simon Reynolds as a new Non-Executive Director supporting the development of UK gambling’s national online self-exclusion scheme.

An expert in gambling compliance and regulatory affairs, Reynolds is the current Chief Compliance Officer of Buzz Bingo, the UK largest retail bingo operator.

A 30-year industry executive, Reynolds has formally led compliance units for Entain Plc’s UK flagship property of Ladbrokes Coral.

GAMSTOP confirmed that Reynolds will replace outgoing Roger Parkes as the organisation’s only industry experienced Non-Executive Director.

Joining GAMSTOP, Reynolds will provide guidance to the organisation’s compliance  units to ensure that self-exclusion best practices are maintained helping to improve the integrity of the scheme as it moves into its fourth year in operations

 “We are delighted that Simon has agreed to join the board and look forward to working with him in the future,” – said GAMSTOP Chair Jenny Watson

“We will always put the consumer at the heart of our service but it is important for us to also hear from operators and I know Simon will bring welcome insight to our discussions.”