Gambling.com Group Limited, a leading provider of player acquisition services for the regulated global online gambling industry, announced that it has welcomed Michael Quartieri to its board of directors. Quartieri’s appointment to the Board, effective as of June 30, 2022, was recommended by the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and approved by the Board.
Quartieri has served as Chief Financial Officer of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc, a North American restaurant and entertainment business, since January 2022, and is responsible for leading the company’s finance, accounting and supply chain organizations, as well as overseeing investor relations. Quartieri previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Scientific Games, a global leader in lottery games, sports betting and technology, from 2015 to 2020. He managed over $700 million in acquisitions and helped spearhead the successful $352 million IPO of the company’s subsidiary, SciPlay Corporation. In his role with Gambling.com Group, Quartieri will serve as a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating & Governance Committee.
“Michael brings an exceptional track record to Gambling.com Group and is a renowned and highly respected executive within the gaming and entertainment industry, as well as among institutional investors and analysts. His broad business acumen in operations, mergers and acquisitions, international business, capital formation, and investor relations will be a great asset to our board of directors,” Charles Gillespie, Chief Executive Officer of Gambling.com Group, said.
Previously, Quartieri also served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of LiveOne Inc, a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content, leading all aspects of the company’s finance operations, strategic initiatives and M&A activities. Quartieri previously spent nine years with Las Vegas Sands Corp. in multiple roles ending as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Global Controller, and 13 years at Deloitte & Touche, rising to the position of Director of Audit and Assurance Services, specializing in gaming and hospitality. Quartieri holds a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern California and is a Certified Public Accountant. Additionally, Quartieri was recognized in 2020 by Institutional Investor as the #1 Chief Financial Officer in Gaming and Lodging.
“I am excited for the opportunity to join Gambling.com Group’s board of directors and work with the management team as the company continues its growth as a leader in performance marketing for online gambling. Charles, along with his co-founder and COO Kevin McCrystle, has built a successful international business that is well positioned to take advantage of one of the largest U.S. growth opportunities today – regulated online sports betting and iGaming,” Quartieri said.