Sports betting and gaming technology supplier FSB announced a new addition to its team, Bob Akeret. The US retail and online gambling veteran will serve as Vice President of Operations for North America as the company is preparing to enter the booming market.
Bespoke Products and Services
Bob Akeret will be based in New Jersey and will report to Chief Operating Officer Glenn Elliot, and his main responsibilities will be to make sure the market is targeted with a bespoke product and service, including localized retail and online sportsbook technologies.
“Bob is one of the most experienced retail and online gambling executives in North America and I am delighted to welcome him to the team. Securing Bob is a real coup for FSB as we prepare to enter the North American market with our leading technology.”
Dave McDowell, CEO, FSB
Bob Akeret will be tasked to build relationships with third parties, including data suppliers and payment processors, to ensure the success for FSB in the US, as well as to identify new opportunities for business development within the US market.
“We see huge potential for our products and services as the US market continues to roll out and, with Bob on board, we will be able to make sure our technologies meet the exact needs of operators and players across North America.”
Dave McDowell, CEO, FSB
FSB’s technology products range from fully managed white label solutions, featuring a sportsbook, online casino, user-friendly registration and wallet platform, to enterprise solutions where the emphasis is on bespoke integrations, tailored pricing strategies and geographic support, and retail solutions, offering everything from casino installations, self-service betting, licensed betting shops and EPOS.
Vast Gaming Experience
Bob Akeret has significant experience in the fields of product launch, project management, acquisition and retention marketing, risk management and regulatory compliance.
“I am extremely excited by the opportunity to join FSB and showcase my gaming experience in the US market where there are tremendous opportunities for the business. As we fine tune our product for the market and continue to build out our US team, I really do believe we are in a great position to succeed.”
Bob Akeret, VP of Operations, North America, FSB
The newly-appointed VP of Operations joins from Resorts Digital Gaming where he served as Director of Operations and Customer Experience and took active role in the launch of the operator’s ResportsCasino.com, the first retail and online sportsbook in the Garden State, as well as the Resorts Digital’s FastPick.com daily fantasy sports platform powered by FSB.