Pointsbet Elects New Technology Officer and Australia CEO

Michael Kruse / 3 June 2022

Australian betting operator PointsBet is making changes in its global leadership structure. The company replaced Manjit Gombra Singh with Jerry Bowskill as chief Technology officer who started his new role on June 1.

PointsBet Holdings will also appoint a new chief executive officer for its operations in Australia. Andrew Catterall will become PointsBet’s Australian CEO on July 4.

New CTO Comes with Bags of Experience

The outgoing chief technology officer Manjit Gombra Singh will now get a non-executive director role at the company. He joined PointsBet in July 2019 and became an executive director in October that year. Before becoming part of the PointsBet team, Singh worked at Aristocrat Leisure.

Jerry Bowskill, PointsBet’s new chief technology officer, joins the company from Capital International Group where he was also a CTO and an executive director. In his career, Bowskill has also served as a chief technology officer at Scientific Games Interactive and The Stars Group. Bowskill spent some time at Gaming Technology Solutions,Playtech, and Partis Solutions too.

Bowskill said that he was looking forward to helping PointsBet “accelerate the pace of product innovation” and increase the scale of business in the jurisdictions where the betting provider operates.

New Australian CEO Transformed Racing.com

PointsBet’s new Australian CEO, Andrew Catterall, is also an experienced figure in the racing and sports betting industry. He held a CEO position at Racing.com and guided the broadcasting company through a major transformational process, helping it become a leader in racing broadcasting, audience retention, commercial growth, digital media, and the acquisition of broadcasting rights.

Before joining Racing.com, Catterall served in senior positions at both the Australian Football League (AFL) and Racing Victoria.

PointsBet Australia Records Impressive Growth and Profit

Sam Swanell, the PointsBet CEO, spoke highly of both Bowskill and Catterall and said that they were pleased that two experienced figures were joining their team. Swanell praised Bowskill for his “wealth of gaming technology experience” and “key leadership and technology capabilities.”

He was also delighted with the appointment of Andrew Catterall and said that in him they had a man with a track record of “end-to-end commercial and strategy leadership experience” at some of the biggest racing, betting, and broadcasting organizations in Australia.

Swanell said that PointsBet’s Australian business was on track to record impressive growth and profit in three consecutive years. The new Australian CEO will be given the mandate to keep that impressive growth going. He will also need to look for strategic opportunities that would strengthen the business.

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