On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 one of the premier sports betting as well as iGaming technology operators, FSB, has announced they are naming Bob Akeret as their new Vice President of Operations, North America. This decision comes just prior to FSB launching in to the North American market.
The Job Expectations
Akeret will now be based out of New Jersey, and he will be directly reporting to the Chief Operating Officer at FSB in Glenn Elliott. His responsibilities will include refining the operator’s innovative and progressive products and services specifically for the North American market. Bob will be supporting and aiding the business development staff at FSB in the adaptation process of their retail and online sportsbook offerings to fit the confines of the North American customer base.
As the new appointed Vice President of Operations, North America, Akeret will be expected to also build strong relationships with their partners like payment processors as well as data providers in order for FSB to become successful in the United States of America. Bob will also be required to recognize innovative business opportunities for the company in the North American market.
Bob Akeret’s Industry Experience
Previously Akeret was the Director of Operations and Customer Experience at Resorts Digital Gaming. Bob was well known for launching the gaming provider’s first retail and online sportsbook in the state of New Jersey. He has extensive experience with launching products, managing projects, acquiring and retaining marketing resources, customer experience, customer journeys, the building of teams, managing risks, and handling aspects of regulatory compliance.
The CEO of FSB, Dave McDowell stated, “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.
“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.”
Bob Akeret, the newly appointed Vice President of Operations, North America, at FSB proclaimed, “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.
“FSB has seen incredible growth over the past few years and I believe the most recent commitment from Clairvest solidifies this. 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.”