Pragmatic Play, one of the larger content providers in the gaming industry, has announced on its website today that it has appointed Bhotesh Maheshwari as its new Vice President of Commercial Strategy and Operations.
Bhotesh Maheshwari's responsibilities will include overseeing commercial operations and building closer product partnerships with European operators across as well as expanding Pragmatic Play’s footprint in newly regulated territories around the world.
The 39-year-old former Rank Digital Head of Gaming Product is a gaming industry veteran who will also head Pragmatic Play’s Gibraltar office which serves UK, German, Spanish and Portuguese operators with a team of three executives.
Prior to his stint at Rank, Maheshwari worked for both top-tier operators and suppliers in an illustrious 15-year career. Since starting out as a retail manager for William Hill in 2006, Maheshwari went to spend five years at Inspired Gaming, first as a Senior Product Manager (Gaming) – Europe and then as Head of Product Management – Europe/South America. After nearly two years as Head of Games at Betfair, he eventually joined the Rank Group in Gibraltar in 2016 heading casino revenue and product development for online brands Grosvenorcasinos.com and Meccabingo.com.
Julian Jarvis, Chief Executive Officer at Pragmatic Play, said:
“We are thrilled to have Bhotesh join us, and look forward to his impressive industry experience benefiting our growing team.
“The projects he has previously been involved with and the impact they have had on development in his previous roles bode very well for his future with us.”
Bhotesh Maheshwari added:
“I look forward to working closely with the founders and management team at Pragmatic Play which has established itself as a leading multi-product provider in our industry in a very short time.
“We have hugely exciting expansion plans within regulated regions and new product verticals and it’s fantastic to be embarking on this next phase of growth for the company.”