David Willetts appointed BGC Director of Communications and Digital

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has appointed David Willetts as its new Director of Communications and Digital.

He will sign up for in the new yr from his existing placement as Push Secretary to Conservative cupboard minister Ben Wallace and head of ministerial communications at the MoD.

He will be assisted in the position by Deputy Director of Communications and Electronic Michael Denoual.

“The BGC is the requirements overall body dedicated to driving big changes throughout the regulated betting and gaming business,” reported BGC Main Government Michael Dugher. “David Willetts is a brilliantly expert and revered former journalist and communications qualified with an remarkable track record in the media and in federal government.

“David will be a formidable asset for the BGC. He also joins a solid team which features the superbly talented Michael Denoual.”

Willetts previously labored in journalism for The Solar for more than a decade before joining the MoD.

“I am totally thrilled to be signing up for the Betting and Gaming Council and cannot hold out to get commenced,” mentioned Willetts. “They’ve now designed large strides escalating expectations across the market and I’m searching forward to operating with the exceptional team to travel that operate on.”

The BGC before this month hailed Safer Gambling 7 days 2021 – which ran from 1-7 November – as a massive accomplishment, producing virtually 25 million social media impressions, a 19% improve from 2020.