Benedict McDonagh Assumes Role as Managing Director at Wizard Games

Wizard Games, a subsidiary of NeoGames S.A, has announced the appointment of Benedict McDonagh as the company’s new Managing Director. This strategic move is part of the studio’s overarching plan to accelerate its progression towards becoming a key player in the iGaming industry.

With an impressive 18 years of experience in the online gambling industry, McDonagh brings a wealth of knowledge to Wizard Games. His previous positions include co-founding and leading Green Jade Group as CEO, and key roles at renowned iGaming companies like Mr Green, PokerStars, and Betfair.

Joining the leadership team led by Pariplay’s Managing Director, Adrian Bailey, McDonagh will play a crucial role in Wizard Games’ mission to deliver the most value-driven iGaming experiences to operators.

McDonagh steps into this key leadership role at a pivotal time in the studio’s trajectory of growth. His appointment follows the recent senior hires of Simon Jagdhar as Director of Game Studio and Yoganand Aiyadurai as Director of Game Technology, reinforcing the company’s ambitious growth strategy in the iGaming sector.

Adrian Bailey, Managing Director at Pariplay said, “Our studio division Wizard Games continues to make great strides in regulated markets all over the world and this progress is down to the quality of people we are able to bring into the business. Benedict’s vast industry experience will provide great benefits for Wizard Games and we believe he will be a superb addition to the team.”

Benedict McDonagh, Managing Director at Wizard Games added, “Wizard Games has ambitions to make a major splash in regulated markets around the world and I’m delighted to get the chance to be a part of that story. I aim to use all the know-how I have accumulated in my career to take the studio to the next level, so that we can make a real impact with operators and players globally.”

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