Gaming law specialist to oversee company’s licensing and compliance functions
B2B gaming supplier Push Gaming has announced the appointment of Jessica Maier as its new Chief Risk Officer in a move that will greatly bolster the company’s plans for continued international expansion.
Maier will head the Legal and Compliance department and oversee all aspects of licensing and compliance across all markets. She will be responsible for managing relationships with regulatory bodies and continue to ensure best practice on Push Gaming’s operations and content development.
As CRO, she will also be key to driving the supplier’s entry into new jurisdictions by managing new licence applications and certification processes, while continuing to promote a culture of compliance throughout the growing organisation.
IAGA member Jessica Maier has extensive expertise in the space, having joined from German gaming law specialist law firm Melchers where she was partner. In the role, Maier offered risk assessment strategy and regulatory development advice to numerous B2B and B2C clients and assisted in various licensing proceedings.
Maier’s appointment follows a sustained period of growth for Push Gaming, which has seen it agree various new partnerships in recent months across a number of new territories, with the likes of GVC, Norsk Tipping and IGT.
Commenting on the hire, James Marshall, CEO at Push Gaming, said: “With various global operators coming on board in recent months, we’re delighted to have Jessica join us as CRO in order to further build on the culture of compliance in our rapidly growing organisation.”
“She comes with specific and in-depth expertise in gambling law, which will be crucial in our ambitions to continue to expand into regulated markets, while also supporting in-house teams with the knowhow of dealing with regulatory bodies and partner requirements.”
Jessica Maier, CRO at Push Gaming added: “It’s exciting to join a rapidly-growing company in Push Gaming as it looks to expand operations into a dynamic regulatory landscape which offers various opportunities and challenges.
“Having established a strong background in gambling law in recent years, I look forward to now continuing to support Push Gaming as a trusted, reliable partner which works responsibly and effectively with both gaming and regulatory partners.”