Pala casino Esports Entertainment Group Selects Michael Villani for CFO

The leading MGA-licensed esports-first iGaming business-to-customer (B2C) operator, Esports Entertainment Group (EEG), confirmed it strengthened its senior-level management team with a new promotion. The company has announced it selected Michael Villani for the permanent role of chief financial officer (CFO). The latest promotion, EEG confirmed, is effective as of August 29, 2023.

Villani’s career with EEG started back in 2021. Before joining EEG, he was a part of globally recognized companies where he was able to accumulate significant experience, unique knowledge and skills. A graduate of Pace University, magna cum laude, Villani is also a CPA.

Prior to joining the C-suite at EEG, he held multiple important roles with KPMG, the global network of professional firms offering tax, audit and advisory services. During this tenure with the company, Villani held important roles as director of the deal advisory practice. At the time, he oversaw important buy and sell transactions, along with technical accounting and SEC reporting, among other processes.

Overall, Villani was a part of KPMG for nearly two decades. For nine years he led the Deal Advisory practice, while for nine years he was also a part of the audit practice. Throughout Villani’s extensive experience, he was also a CFO for a Geneva-based hedge fund, among other important C-suite roles with public companies.

The Company Is Delighted to Continue Its Collaboration with Villani

As noted, Villani first joined EEG back in February 2021. At the time, he was appointed to th Sweepslots e role of financial controller. Then, in January this year, he was selected as the interim CFO of the company. In addition to CFO, Villani holds another role as he is also EEG’s principal financial officer.

“We are pleased to formally appoint Michael as our Chief Financial Officer after serving as our Interim Chief Financial Officer since early January, as well as holding other key financial roles since becoming part of the Esports Entertainment team in 2021.“

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Alex Igelman, CEO of EEG

Alex Igelman, EEG’s CEO, said that the company is thrilled to promote Villani to the permanent CFO role. He praised his effort as interim CFO since January and explained that Villani has played a pivotal role for the company since 2021.

Igelman spoke about Villani’s skills, including financial knowledge and leadership, that proved to be crucial for his exceptional performance within the financial vertical. Finally, Pala casino CEO said that Villani is an exceptional member of the company’s C-suite and that EEG will be delighted to collaborate with him further.