NYX Strengthens In-House Studio Team with Senior Appointments

Publish: 27.04.2017

NYX Gaming-owned online casino content development studio NextGen has seen its leading team strengthened by senior appointments of new Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Operation Officer.

Senior Appointments

David Johnson returns to NextGen Gaming where he will assume the position of Chief Commercial Officer. Mr Johnson spent last four years working at NextGen Gaming’s parent company NYX Gaming where he was most recently made VP Casino Sales.

“I’m delighted to be back with NextGen Gaming having previously enjoyed a hugely rewarding time where we pioneered some of the industry’s most successful slots, prior to the inception of NYX Gaming Group. We have a number of compelling new game concepts under development, some attractive partner engagement plans and the advent of new technologies to enable partner suppliers optimal speed to market and ease of deployment.”, Mr Johnson said of his appointment.

Company’s new Chief Operation Officer role was handed to Scott Dawson, who transitions from his former GM Content Delivery role.

“Dave and Scott provide a wealth of expertise and experience to the business and reaffirm NextGen’s focus on delivering high quality content and building successful partnerships with new and existing clients.”, NYX Gaming Group CEO matt Davey said.

Completing the senior team, NextGen Gaming co-founder Scott Smith remains CEO.

Strong Foundations

With most recent reinforcements to the executive team, NYX Gaming has ensured strong position towards further success. The company is coming from a ‘transformational’ year which resulted in a whopping 2013% rise in revenues in 2016 compared to number recorded in 2015.

Company’s revenues amounted to $163.7 million.

Positive results had plenty to do with NYX Gaming’s acquisitions of OpenBet, Chartwell and Cryptologic.

“With new acquisitions we are ideally positioned as a leading provider of sportsbook, gaming technology”, Davey said.