Changes to the Flutter Board of DirectorsSource: RNS
10 December 2021
Flutter Entertainment plc ("Flutter")
Changes to Board Committee and Appointment of Non-Executive Director
Flutter Entertainment plc is pleased to announce that its existing Risk Committee has been repurposed as the Risk and Sustainability Committee effective 10 December 2021. The Risk and Sustainability Committee will focus on the management of material risks and oversight of Flutter's ESG Strategy.
In addition, Flutter announces that Atif Rafiq has been appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director and member of the Risk and Sustainability Committee effective 10 December 2021.
Atif is currently Non-Executive Director of KINS Technology Group, Inc, a position he has held since August 2020. Atif has previously held positions as President, Customers, Commercial and Growth in MGM Resorts International, Chief Digital and Global Chief Information Officer of Volvo Cars and Chief Digital Officer for McDonald's Corporation. Atif also held leadership roles within digital native companies including Amazon and Yahoo!.
Commenting on these changes, Gary McGann, Chair of the Group, said "The Risk and Sustainability Committee strengthens our governance arrangements for oversight of sustainability matters on behalf of the Board, whilst continuing to monitor material risks that impact our reputation.
Following an international search as part of our on-going Board renewal process, I am delighted to welcome Atif as a Non-Executive Director. He brings an extensive wealth of digital, innovation and technology-led transformation experience to the Board. Atif's appointment is in line with our Board renewal programme having regard to the scale, geographic breadth and growth of the business".
Disclosures pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority
Atif Rafiq is currently Non-Executive Director of KINS Technology Group, Inc and during the past five years has not held any directorships in any other publicly quoted companies.
There are no further disclosures required in respect of these appointments pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority.