Senior Management Appointment

Published by Nektan on 03/06/2019

Nektan plc (AIM: NKTN), the fast-growing international gaming technology platform and services provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Hay as Chief Financial Officer with effect from 17 June 2019.

With over twenty years’ experience in accountancy and consultancy, Simon was previously Finance Transformation Director at GVC Holdings PLC. He is a Chartered Accountant having qualified with KPMG, where he was a Director. Simon has spent most of his career at KPMG, first graduating to the firm in Melbourne, Australia in 1997. During his time at KPMG Simon held roles in audit, restructuring and deal advisory and was also seconded to Thomas Cook plc as a Strategy Manager.

Lucy Buckley, Chief Executive Officer of Nektan, said:

“We are delighted to welcome Simon as CFO. He joins us at a very exciting time for the business as we continue our rapid growth and path to sustained profitability. His international expertise will be especially valuable as we expand into new emerging territories, providing leading gaming and casino brands with our technology and premium content globally.”


For further information, please contact: 


Lucy Buckley, Chief Executive Officer

Gary Shaw, Executive Officer 

+44 20 3463 8735

Stockdale Securities Limited (Nominated Adviser and Joint Broker)

Tom Griffiths / David Coaten

+44 20 7601 6100

Smaller Company Capital Limited (Joint Broker)

Rupert Williams / Jeremy Woodgate

+44 20 3651 2911

Nominis Advisory (PR Adviser)

Angus Campbell

+44 7 881 625 098



Further information on Nektan can be found at

About Nektan:

Nektan is a fast growing, international gaming technology and services provider, specialising in mobile casino. It licenses its proprietary technology to leading operators including BetVictor and provides end-to-end technology and white label casino services for leading brands including News International’s, The Sun Play.

 Nektan’s full end-to-end technology platform, Evolve, enables the management of the full customer experience and back-office operations, allowing partners to focus on marketing the product to their consumers.

 The E-Lite platform is Nektan’s B2B gaming content aggregator and bonusing platform that delivers a wide range of premium content from the world’s leading game studios. It is an easily-integrated add on module for operators, giving them an array of options and flexibility on how they manage and distribute a breadth of premium gaming content across their networks.

Nektan has a material stake in US-based interactive gaming operator Rapid Games, which provides US land-based casinos with an in-venue mobile gaming solution. It allows operators to add mobile technology and content making products accessible to players across both cabinets and mobile devices inside casinos.

Headquartered in Gibraltar, Nektan is regulated by the Gibraltar Licensing Authority, the UK Gambling Commission and the Information Commissioners Office. As a socially responsible license holder, Nektan endeavours to deliver a safe, secure and robust player gaming experience.

 Nektan plc was admitted to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange in November 2014.