Betfred USA Appoints Kresimir Spajic to the Role of CEO
Betfred USA, part of the global bookmakers Betfred Group, has announced the appointment of Kresimir Spajic to the position of CEO.
Spajic joins the gaming operator with many years of experience working in the iGaming industry in both the retail and online arenas. Previously, the incoming CEO had senior leadership and consult-ing roles working for Great Canadian Entertainment, Apollo Global Management, Hard Rock International, and Rush Street Interactive.
Spajic has been tasked with leading the sportsbook operation and continued expansion in the regulated gambling states in North America.
I'm truly excited to embark on this journey as the CEO of Betfred USA. I am looking for-ward to working with our exceptional domestic and global talent and partners. Together, we aim to build a sustainable business in the US by delivering unparalleled value and support to our cus-tomers while upholding a strong commitment to responsible gaming.
Betfred Expansion in the US
Found by Fred and Peter Done more than five decades ago in the United Kingdom (UK), Betfred owns and operates more than 1,000 retail betting shops in the UK. It has grown into a global gam-ing and sports betting operator and has a major online presence.
Betfred USA was formed in 2019 when states in North America were allowed to legalize sports betting in each state.
Betfred has been increasing its footprint in North America and now has a presence in ten states that have regulated gambling, including the states of Colorado, Ohio, and Nevada.
We are delighted with the appointment of Kresimir Spajic. Our team in the US have worked tirelessly to expand our operation and with Kresimir's vast experience, we have the right person to take our US business to the next level.