William Hill CEO Extends Contract to 2015Published May 14, 2013 by OCR Editor
Ralph Topping announces he will continue to head online gambling giant.
William Hill has continued its run of big recent announcements, informing the public that Chief Executive Officer Ralph Topping will stay on in his role until at least the end of 2015.
Hill's impressive stability
Chairman Gareth Davis said the board was "delighted" that Topping would be staying with the online gambling giant for another two years, and said the company would look internally for an eventual successor while "developing a cadre of talented senior management."
It has been a massive couple of months for William Hill, with the firm recently becoming the first firm in the online industry to join the FTSE100 of the largest firms on the London Stock Exchange since PartyGaming's exist a couple of years ago.
Hill recently made to big acquisitions, buying out Playtech's share in their William Hill Online joint venture, and purchasing the Australian operations of leading rival gambling firm Sportingbet.
For the consumers
From a consumer point of view, all this means is that William Hill will continue to provide the products that have the attention of millions around the world - whether this be its flagship online sportsbook or its multiple platforms such as online casino, bingo, poker and games products.
If you haven't yet signed up or if you're already a member at one of the William Hill sites, it is worth knowing that account holders can switch between multiple platforms for free, without having to register again. Your funds are good for a range of gambling activities like placing a wager on the football or playing your favorite slots.