Leading industry figure to head strategy for successful sports betting tech developer
Manchester, 1st February 2023 – Fast-growing iGaming business Checkd Group has appointed experienced iGaming professional Andrew Grimshaw as Commercial Director of its thriving Checkd Dev division.
Grimshaw joins Check’d from FSB Technology, the omni-channel tech stack & trading services provider where he held the role of Business Development Director, has been installed in the newly appointed role to lead the growth strategy for the UK-based tech developer. With a previous 4-year tenure at SIS Betting, the leading multi-channel supplier of 24/7 live betting services, his experience includes the online growth and internationalisation of WAB (Watch & Bet) racing too.
Checkd Dev’s recent successes include the delivery of a new Acca Assist betting tool for Sky Bet and the creation of an enhanced Sky Sports Fantasy Football (SSFF) platform for this season, which incorporated the 2022 World Cup. Checkd Dev has also enjoyed success in developing solutions for media partners, notably including the talkSPORT EDGE app.
Checkd Dev is targeting the growing North American market, where it has developed tech solutions for Checkd Group’s flagship FlashPicks brand, with the launch of a new sport betting app set for later this year. In his new role, Grimshaw will oversee the continuing expansion of technology-based solutions to Checkd’s media and operator partners across both the UK and North America.
Adam Patton, Checkd Dev MD, said: “Our Checkd Dev division continues to go from strength to strength and given our ambitious plans on both sides of the Atlantic, this was the perfect moment to install a new Commercial Director to lead the way in forging new partnerships.
“Andrew is very well-known in the industry and possesses exactly the depth of knowledge that we were seeking for this position. His insight and expertise will be a massive boost in expending the delivery of our award-winning tech solutions.”
Andrew Grimshaw, Commercial Director at Checkd Dev, said: “Checkd Group as a whole has made great progress in recent years with a roster of clients that speaks for itself.. Their approach to technology-based solutions is cutting-edge, ultra reliable and delivers rapid revenue growth opportunities for Operators and I am delighted to become part of the team. With the launch of a brand new sports betting app in the United States on the horizon, this is a great time to have joined Checkd Dev and I look forward to showing partners old and new exactly what we have to offer.”