by Adam Dworak

Last update: 06.03.2024 09:35

Catena Media Welcomes Manuel Stan as New CEO

Catena Media’s Board of Directors made a significant announcement today, marking a new era for the company with the appointment of Manuel Stan as Chief Executive Officer.

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Bringing a wealth of experience from the online sports betting and casino gaming industry, Stan is set to steer Catena Media’s operations in both North American and global markets from his base in Las Vegas, beginning July 1, 2024.

A Veteran in the Gaming Industry

Manuel Stan, a seasoned professional with nearly two decades of experience, has made a notable impact in the industry, particularly during his 16-year tenure at Kindred Group. At Kindred, he held the position of Senior Vice President North America, where he led marketing teams for six years. His significant contributions to the group’s affiliate marketing program, along with his expertise in customer marketing, business development, financial planning and analysis, and corporate governance, have set high standards in the industry.

Stan’s academic credentials include a bachelor’s degree in International Business and Economics from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies and an Executive Management Programme Diploma from Yale School of Management. His education complements his vast professional experience, providing him with a solid foundation to lead Catena Media into the future.

Manuel Stan’s Vision for Catena Media

Upon accepting his new role, Manuel Stan expressed his enthusiasm and vision for the company, stating, “I am delighted to have this opportunity to drive Catena Media forward on the next stage of its journey as the group takes on new challenges while further advancing its presence in North America. This is a strong business with talented employees and I look forward to working with the teams to capitalise fully on the opportunities that lie ahead.”

Endorsement from the Chairman

Göran Blomberg, Chairman of the Catena Media Board of Directors, praised Stan’s appointment, highlighting his unparalleled suitability for the role. “Manuel was the outstanding candidate for this position among the names considered and we are extremely pleased that he is joining us. He is a leader with proven leadership skills and wide-ranging experience within our industry. His close knowledge of the North American market and of both the operator and affiliate sides of the business will be a significant asset for Catena Media and our North America-focused organisation as we begin this new chapter for the group.”

Our Comment on the Appointment

The appointment of Manuel Stan as CEO of Catena Media signifies a strategic move by the company to harness his vast experience and deep understanding of the North American and global online gaming markets. His proven track record and leadership skills are expected to drive Catena Media’s growth and expansion, further solidifying its position in the industry. Stan’s vision for the company, coupled with his expertise, suggests a promising future for Catena Media as it navigates the evolving landscape of the iGaming and gambling industry.

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