Amaya appoints Brian Kyle As New Chief Financial Officer

Publish: 18.05.2017

Canadian gambling company Amaya Inc. has announced the appointment of Brian Kyle as the company’s new Chief financial officer.

New Chief Financial Officer

Having spent well over quarter of a century already working in financial field and strategic planning, Brian Kyle will assume his Amaya Inc. position effective 19 June when he will officially succeed Daniel Sebag in his new role.

Brian Kyle joins Amaya’s Toronto office from Pivot Technology Solutions, where he also performed the role of a Chief financial officer. Before his short-term stint with Pivot which started last August, Brian Kyle was a partner and co-founder of ALSA Capital, a specialized asset management company.

As part of his extensive experience in the industry, Kyle also worked with DH Corporation and held a number of senior financial positions in different financial-related companies.

Commenting on his new challenge, Brian Kyle did not hide his excitement.

“It is a tremendous opportunity to join Amaya at such an exciting time in its evolution; I’m looking forward to getting to work and helping the Amaya team navigate the future,” Kyle said.

Another Move Forward for Amaya Inc

The new appointment comes only days after the company announced its plans to change corporate name to ‘The Stars Group Inc’ as new Chief Executive Officer Rafi Ashkenazi continues to drive the company forward and away from recent negativity and controversies related to insider trading storm.

Rafi Ashkenazi also commented on Brian Kyle’s appointment, explaining that new Chief financial officer is considered as a great addition to Amaya’s executive team.

“Brian brings a wealth of experience in the capital markets working with technology companies. We expect Brian to take our finance and investor relations functions to the next level and deliver great value to our people, customers and shareholders.”, Ashkenazi said.