Date: 30.10.2023

by Mateusz Mazur

Last update: 25.11.2023 10:43

Playbook Engineering Appoints Jonathan Chilton as New COO to Bolster Global Strategy

In a move to consolidate its leadership structure, Playbook Engineering has welcomed Jonathan Chilton, a seasoned industry expert, as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO).

This executive recruitment aligns with the company’s ongoing strategy to enhance its senior team, as highlighted by the earlier appointment of Luke Cousins as Commercial Director.

Industry Veteran at the Helm

Chilton transitions to Playbook with an impressive 19-year tenure in the gaming industry, most recently from GM Gaming Limited within the Betway group—part of the larger Super Group/SGHC. His multi-faceted experience across CEO/COO, Operations Director, and Executive Director roles positions him as a valuable asset for Playbook’s operational and strategic aspirations.

A Global Vision with a Focused Agenda

Playbook’s ambition to broaden its global footprint is set to benefit from Chilton’s extensive expertise in operational management, governance, and compliance. His approach will be pivotal in navigating complex and mature regulated markets, including lucrative arenas like the US and Ontario.

Jonathan Chilton, COO at Playbook, on his appointment, shares, “I am delighted to join Playbook at such a critical point in their journey and am very excited about contributing to the company’s strategy and ambition to take their platform global.

“I have inherited an amazing team from my predecessor and hope to build on its success and potential, but also looking at maturing regulated markets such as in the US or Ontario, which can be difficult markets to penetrate but ultimately very valuable.”

Our Comment on the Article

Jonathan Chilton’s appointment as COO at Playbook Engineering signifies a strategic bolstering of the company’s executive team—a move poised to harness his deep industry knowledge for global expansion.

With Chilton’s focus on operational excellence and market penetration, Playbook is setting the stage for sustained growth and innovation in the competitive sports and casino technology sector.