Former Cherry Group CEO Fredrik Burvall joins the Group as the company seeks to achieve aggressive growth plans
Fredrik Burvall joins Gambling.com Group after spending eleven years at Cherry as CFO, where he most recently served as CEO. Burvall’s appointment was effective on the 1st of December.
Under his guidance, the Nordic online betting operator Cherry has become one of the largest Nordic-facing gaming companies and its share price had risen by over 800%. Fredrik Burvall had overseen acquisitions across all of the group’s business areas including performance marketing company Game Lounge in 2015, and Nordic online betting operator ComeOn in 2016.
Burvall resigned his role as CEO in January 2017, he is now active on the boards of two Stockholm listed companies AspireGlobal plc and myTaste AB as well as privately held Enteractive Malta Ltd. Mr.
Gambling.com Group Chief Executive Charles Gillespie welcomes Burvall to the company, “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Fredrik Burvall as our first independent director. Fredrik’s broad experience in the online gaming sector will certainly help the Group achieve its aggressive growth plans in the coming years.»
Fredrik Burvall said, “I’m thrilled to have begun a new chapter of my career with Gambling.com Group, one of the industry’s leading providers of performance based marketing. The Group holds the industry’s #1 domain name, Gambling.com, and a state of the art publishing platform for affiliate sites, along with a proprietary business intelligence platform which gives the Group great opportunities for growth going forward.”