he multi-channel sports betting and casino platform provider Digitain has announced the opening of a new UK regional office in Sheffield to support Digitain’s international growth plan.
The new office will be led by Simon Westbury as Head of the International Business Development Department. It will provide localized client-facing and account-management services in support of Digitain’s wider international growth plan, with new offices being planned in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Simon’s key short-term role will be to drive business in the UK and ensure that Digitain remains at the forefront of the sports betting market.
Simon Westbury, Head of International Business Development at Digitain, added: "I am delighted to be leading Digitain’s drive into the UK and wider regulated markets. Digitain is a company which is a market leader in the gaming industry and,in keeping with our business principles of being as close to our partners as possible, the opening of a UK office is an exciting development in helping us achieve our aims."
The office opening follows a particularly productive year for Digitain, which has seen it expand its global footprint from Europe, through Asia and on to Africa and LatAm.
Its sportsbook product covers 65 sports, taking in 7,500 leagues, and offers more than 3,000 betting markets. It also offers odds on 35,000 live events each month, while its casino solution has 3,000-plus games from major casino suppliers such as Novomatic, Microgaming, NetEnt and Playson.
Simon Westbury has worked in the gaming industry for the last 12 years. He started in the business when he created and produced the Gaming Executive Summit (GES) which has now become the World Gaming Executive Summit and is in its 13th year.