Bragg Gaming Group Inc. (CVE:BRAG) (OTCMKTS:BRGGF) said that Canadian publishing magnate and former chair of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp, Paul Godfrey has been appointed to its board of directors effective from today.
“Paul’s extensive experience in the media, gaming and sports worlds will be invaluable as we move forward with our rapid growth plans,” noted Adam Arviv, CEO of Bragg Gaming in a statement. “We’re extremely pleased to have him join the championship team that we’re building and look forward to his guidance.
The company said Godfrey’s experience in the Canadian gaming industry will also prove valuable as the Canadian government moves forward with their recently announced proposed federal legalization of single-event sports betting. He will guide Bragg’s strategy in this evolving market.
“I’m very excited to join the Bragg team,” said Godfrey. “They’ve had an exceptional year in 2020 and are on track to becoming a leader in the world gaming space. I’m happy to add my expertise to the mission.”
Godfrey is a renowned business leader and Canadian politician. He was the founder of Postmedia in 2010 and held the role of president and CEO of Postmedia Network, and continues to act as chair of Postmedia. He holds the role of chairman of the board of trustees of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust and is on the board of directors of Canadian-based airline Cargojet. He also previously held the role of publisher and CEO of the Toronto Sun Publishing.
Godfrey was also an active participant in multiple Canadian professional sports organizations. As the former president and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays, he was a member of the team that built Toronto’s SkyDome, now known as Rogers Centre, which was the first stadium to have a fully retractable motorized roof. Prior to his high-profile business career, Godfrey was a prominent Canadian politician, acting as an alderman and subsequently, Chairman of Metropolitan Toronto.
Bragg Gaming is a next-generation gaming group with cutting-edge technology, leading brands and world-class management expertise, developing into a global gaming force. Formed by a team of gaming industry experts, Bragg's main portfolio asset is ORYX Gaming, an innovative business-to-business i-gaming platform, product aggregator, casino content, managed sportsbook and managed services provider.
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