FSB Confirms Adam Smith as CEO Following Interim Period
Global B2B supplier of sports betting and iGaming, FSB, has announced that Adam Smith has been appointed as CEO on a permanent basis following a successful three-month interim period. Smith, who assumed interim control in December 2022, was responsible for FSB’s entry into the North American market through an enhanced partnership with long-term partner Fitzdares in the regulated Canadian province of Ontario.
Prior to joining FSB, Smith held various leadership roles including UK MD and Group Board member at a Northern European technology and consultancy business focused on digital transformation and big data. He also has experience in running large-scale, complex, multi-jurisdictional regulated market delivery programs and leading business scaling and transformation initiatives in several sectors, including Telcom, Travel, Market Data, Manufacturing and IT.
Smith’s permanent appointment comes as FSB, the EGR Multi-Channel Supplier of the Year, expands into its fourth continent and continues to execute its core markets and products strategy, focused on the UKI, Africa, Mainland Europe, and Canada.
Adam Smith, Chief Executive Officer at FSB said, “Taking full-time charge of FSB is a great thrill for me. What became clear during my three month period as Interim CEO was the opportunity that lies ahead for our organisation. The combination of our dynamic proprietary platform technology alongside our driven, determined people and Tier 1 partnership portfolio gives us every reason to look forward with confidence.
“Having taken our first assured steps in North America last month we are now well positioned to move forward boldly in 2023 with our core markets and products strategy.
“Working closely with our committed private equity partners, Clairvest, I’m hugely energised to accelerate the growth of our award winning company.”
Mohit Kansal, Managing Director at Clairvest added, “We are delighted that Adam has agreed to come onboard as full-time CEO effective immediately.
“Adam’s commitment and impact at FSB in a short few months with the support of the senior management team has been exemplary. We look forward to working closely with him and FSB towards a bright future.”