Tekkorp Capital Continues Expansion; Former CFO of William Hill US Mark McMillan Bolsters Team as Partner
Tekkorp Capital, the investment vehicle founded by gaming entrepreneur Matt Davey, has added former William Hill US Chief Financial Officer, Mark McMillan, to its advisory team as a Partner, consolidating the strength of its industry-leading team.
McMillan brings over 20 years of experience in corporate finance and strategy to bear at the Company. Having worked in investment banking, he joined William Hill in its M&A team and latterly as CFO for its US business, overseeing its transition through the repeal of PASPA and its development into a national sports betting leader, resulting in its eventual sale to Caesars Entertainment.
McMillan joins an illustrious team of seasoned executives in the online gaming industry. The group has held a host of C-Suite roles, including CEO, MD, CFO, COO and CMO, alongside cultivating a distinguished M&A reputation which has, in aggregate, completed over $24bn of deals. The team includes Crispin Nieboer, former William Hill Online MD, Andy Clerkson, US media and gaming specialist, and Steve Schrier, ex-CCO of SG Digital.
Commenting on his appointment, McMillan said, “I’m thrilled to be joining Tekkorp Capital. As part of a multi-faceted team, I will assist my fellow partners in delivering strategic and value-additive solutions for our clients at this exciting time for the iGaming sector. Tekkorp has expanded rapidly and I am excited to be a part of its development.”
Elsewhere, President Robin Chhabra has been promoted to CEO of the group, with Matt Davey moving to the Chairman role.
Chhabra, Tekkorp Capital CEO, commented, “We’re delighted to have added another Tekkorp Capital partner as well-respected as Mark. Collectively, our team has led many business transformations, as well as executing a number of the most significant merger and acquisition transactions in the sector. Our combined history as hands-on operators represents our core strength and differentiator, allowing us to solve our clients’ critical strategic issues and help them create value.”
Davey, founder and Chairman of Tekkorp Capital, added, “Tekkorp Capital has grown rapidly over the last couple of years. Robin Chhabra has done an incredible job in not only building the team but also setting the standard for M&A across the industry. I couldn’t be more pleased to have Mark join our world-class team.”