Maurizio Bernardo Named New Senior Strategic Advisor

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Former President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies’ Finance Committee and expert connoisseur of the gaming and betting sector, Bernardo comes to strengthen the corporate body with the role of strategic consultant to CSR and compliance activities

Roma, 12 July 2019– SKS365 has formally confirmed the entry of Maurizio Bernardo as the company’s new Senior Strategic Advisorin Italy. Bernardo will assist the company in defining compliance programs following the coordinates of international best practices and will cover top ranking corporate positions by taking also care of Stakeholder Relations.

Member of Parliament during the XV, XVI and XVII legislatures, Bernardo was President of the 6th Finance Committee of the Chamber of Deputies. Throughout his political career, during which he has perfected the knowledge and comprehension of the gaming and betting sectors – areas in which SKS365 operates as one of market leaders – Bernardo has also been part of the local Regional Government in Lombardy, with the task of managing Social Policies and Public Utility Services.

“Maurizio Bernardo is an important asset for the Group – comments Bepi Pezzulli, SKS365’s General Legal Counsel, adding – His figure will be pivotal in adding strategic competence to the company whom is currently engaged in massive investments on compliance programs and governance systems. The entry of Maurizio certainly increases our ability to produce high level corporate social responsibility initiatives.”

In addition to his role as strategic consultant, Bernardo will also take part in the development of specific activities related to the CSR area of company, which confirms its path of complete renewal and corporate restructuring also by the recruitment of specialized professionals with the goal of perfecting compliance issues and related activities. A path that has accompanied SKS365‘s strategy since 2018, and is recalled by the words of the company’s Country Manager, Francesco Gaziano: “Maurizio strengthens our commitment to Italy, one where sports betting is part of the culture and the collective imagery. Giving central importance to the Italian market also means creating high employment levels, as well as ensuring relevant tax revenues for the Country’s economy.”