Ta’ Xbiex-based iGaming giant Betsson Group has promoted Maria Loumpourdi to Head of Talent Development – Global.
Ms Loumpourdi took to social media to announce her appointment.
“I’m happy to share that I’ve been promoted to Head of Talent Development at Betsson Group. I’m happy because Betsson is a diverse and inclusive workplace with a unique company culture,” she wrote.
“If you also want to be surrounded by talented, passionate, and caring people and be led and developed by exceptionally competent and supportive people leaders, Betsson is a great workplace for you,” Ms Loumpourdi continued.
The Head of Talent Development joined Betsson Group last January as Senior Talent Development Manager – Global. She only served in said capacity for six months prior to her promotion.
“[At Betsson], there are unlimited growth and career development opportunities for people who have a passion for what they do, work collaboratively, and play fair,” she concluded.
Ms Loumpourdi holds a wealth of experience in her current sector, having previously served as Senior Learning and Development Manager at BOV, Head of Learning and Development at STMicroelectronics, Learning and Development Specialist at Gaming Innovation Group, and Lecturer at the University of Malta.
The Head of Talent Development holds a Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of Nicosia and a Master of Science in Advanced Educational Studies from the University of Glasgow, where she is currently reading for a Doctor of Education.
Betsson Group started out from a single slot machine in 1963. Nowadays, the Swedish multi-national company employs around 1,800 people from over 60 countries across 10 different locations.
The company operates approximately 20 brands, including Betsafe, Guts, Casino Winner, and Casino.dk.
This comes after Martin Saliba’s term ended after three years at the helm.
He first joined the organisation in 2015 as Head of Business Development
He leaves Esports Entertainment Group after a year as Vice President of Information Security.
Co-Founder Jörgen Nordlund will take over the position on an interim basis until a replacement is found.