LeoVegas Group, a leading international iGaming company, has appointed James Elliot to the role of director of legal. With his extensive experience in online gambling, e-commerce, and legal compliance, Elliot is expected to oversee specific compliance and legal processes, bringing valuable skills and experience to the senior-level team at LeoVegas.
This appointment reflects the company’s commitment to expanding its team of experts. With over 1,000 employees across Europe, including at its Malta-based operations hub and headquarters in Stockholm, LeoVegas continues to invest in iGaming companies, including its investment arm, LeoVentures. In 2022, LeoVegas was designated as one of the subsidiaries of MGM Resorts International, a global gaming and entertainment giant.
Elliot, a former executive at NetEnt and Entain, brings nearly two decades of experience within the gambling sector to his new role at LeoVegas. His career began at bwin in 2005, where he held the role of director of legal affairs for nearly 10 years. He then joined NetEnt as general counsel and managing director for Gibraltar before moving to Entain, where he served as director of global safer gambling policy and customer ombudsman director.
In a statement on LinkedIn, Elliot expressed his excitement about the new position, stating, “I’m happy to share that I’m starting a new position as Director of Legal at LeoVegas Group.” Additionally, he currently serves as a board member for Gibraltar International Bank.
Overall, Elliot’s appointment highlights LeoVegas’ commitment to bringing experienced executives on board to support the company’s growth and compliance efforts. With his wealth of experience, Elliot is well-positioned to contribute to the ongoing success of LeoVegas.