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William Hill Names Devlin Chairman

William Hill Names Devlin Chairman

Roger Devlin will succeed Gareth Davis as group chairman of U.K. bookmaker William Hill after nine years as chairman of Sports Information Services.

According to the bookmaker, Devlin will serve as a chairman designate until April, when Davis is scheduled to step down.

Sir Roy Gardner, senior independent director of William Hill, said about the appointment, “Roger Devlin has extensive experience as a listed company chairman, in the city from his early days in corporate finance and across his sector relevant appointments at Hilton Group, Gamesys and SIS.”

Sports Information Services said the company has started a search for a new chair.