The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has appointed David Willetts as its new Director of Communications and Digital.
He will join in the new year from his current position as Press Secretary to Conservative cabinet 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 benchmarks body committed to driving massive variations across the controlled betting and gaming business,” claimed BGC Chief Govt Michael Dugher. “David Willetts is a brilliantly skilled and revered previous journalist and communications skilled with an outstanding track record in the media and in govt.
“David will be a formidable asset for the BGC. He also joins a sturdy team which incorporates the beautifully proficient Michael Denoual.”
Willetts previously worked in journalism for The Sun for in excess of a ten years just before becoming a member of the MoD.
“I am absolutely thrilled to be joining the Betting and Gaming Council and just cannot wait around to get begun,” claimed Willetts. “They’ve by now manufactured major strides growing criteria across the sector and I’m wanting forward to performing with the outstanding staff to travel that get the job done on.”
The BGC before this thirty day period hailed Safer Gambling 7 days 2021 – which ran from 1-7 November – as a large good results, generating practically 25 million social media impressions, a 19% increase from 2020.