The UK Gambling Commission has chosen Susan Harrison to replace Jenny Williams as CEO. Williams will step down from her role in September. According to news sources, the search for a new CEO took longer than expected.
Harrison serves as a senior partner with Ofgem, the electricity and gas regulatory body. She will start work as at the UK Gambling Commission as a commissioner on September 7, 2015 before assuming the full role of CEO on October 1, 2015.
Chairman Philip Graf stated “Harrison has a wealth of experience in regulation along with social and consumer policy and communications. She is well placed to lead the Commission into its second decade as the regulator of commercial gambling in Great Britain.”
Harrison told media she is pleased with the new role and looks forward to the challenges she will face with maintaining gambling fairness, safety, and regulation.
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