Sportech appoints ‘transformation pro’ Chris Rigg as governance advisor

first_img Related Articles StumbleUpon Sportech highlights new client wins under lockdown June 26, 2020 tweet Ian Hogg joins RPM Gaming as Chairman May 5, 2020 Share Submit UK Tote gains international ‘commingling pool ecosystem’ with Sportech April 17, 2020 LSE-listed racing and wagering systems provider Sportech Plc has confirmed the appointment of Christian ‘Chris’ Rigg as an Independent Non-Executive Director, advising corporate governance from 1 January 2019.A + 20-year corporate finance executive, Rigg is a former Barclays Bank executive, who has served as Chief Executive of Northern Recruitment Group and UK pharmaceuticals supplier Quantum.Sportech governance notes the appointment of Rigg as a corporate advisor, highlighting the executive’s experience and knowledge in business strategy and development of effective transformation projects.“Rigg implemented a new strategy which helped simplify and grow the business and led to the acquisition of Quantum by Clinigen for an enterprise value of £160 million.” details Sportech governance in its corporate update.Richard McGuire, Executive Chairman of Sportech, said: “We are delighted to welcome Chris to the Board.  His extensive experience at a senior level within public  and private companies will undoubtedly be of great value to Sportech.”Rigg joins Sportech governance, as the firm continues its executive search for a chief executive replacement of US-based Andrew Gaughan, who confirmed his leadership departure from Sportech during November trading.last_img