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GAN is an award-winning provider of enterprise Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) solutions for online casino gaming, commonly referred to as iGaming, and online sports betting applications. Our technology platform, which we market as the GameSTACK™ internet gaming ecosystem platform (“GameSTACK”), has been deployed in both Europe and the U.S. However, we are primarily focused on enabling the U.S. casino industry’s ongoing digital transformation, which is accelerating following the repeal of a federal ban on sports betting in May 2018. Our customers rely on our software to run their online casinos and sportsbooks legally, profitably and with engaging content.

Our GameSTACK platform and related managed services are designed to help our customers rapidly launch and scale their iGaming and online sportsbook operations. Our iGaming offerings support both social, or “freemium,” simulated online casino gaming (“simulated iGaming”) as well as real money online casino gaming (“real money iGaming”) for deployment in regulated markets.

GameSTACK forms the technical hub of our customers’ online gaming presence. The platform provides the foundational technology and back-office tools necessary for a successful consumer experience, including intuitive player account activation, sophisticated payment services, geolocation, marketing, loyalty management and real-time analytics and reporting. GameSTACK further relies on a flexible integration services layer in order to integrate easily with other essential third-party systems such as casino management systems and sports betting engines.

The core of the GameSTACK platform is its player account management system, in which highly sensitive customer and player activity data is stored and processed. This is the layer of any casino operator’s online technology deployment that becomes the focal point of regulatory licensure since it is the kernel of player data and privacy. Because we are the trusted custodian of player transactional data, we have direct visibility into wagering activity. We deploy proprietary models to help our customers predict and identify, over time, their highest-value players. Our customers rely on our data models to best direct their retention marketing investments towards specific customer profiles, thereby optimizing player loyalty and therefore player value.

Dermot S. Smurfit (Chief Executive Officer)

Dermot S. Smurfit is our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board of Directors. Dermot joined GAN as a director in 2003 and became Chief Executive Officer in 2010. He previously worked in the European Investment Banking team of SoundView Technology Group. He has operational and management experience in online gaming through his experience with GAN, together with M&A, strategic advisory and private equity financing experience in the gaming technology industry. Dermot is a qualified (non-practicing) U.K. lawyer specialized in corporate finance. His education encompasses an LLB in Law from Exeter University, the Legal Practice Course from the College of Law (U.K.) and the Investment & Corporate Finance advisory qualification from the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority.

Karen Flores (Chief Financial Officer)

Karen Flores is our Chief Financial Officer, serving in that role since January 2020. Karen has over 15 years’ experience in senior financial management roles. Immediately prior to joining GAN, Karen served as Vice President, Corporate Finance and Analysis of Alorica, Inc. Before then, she served as Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for the Walt Disney Company, following Disney’s acquisition of Maker Studios Inc., where she was serving as its Senior Vice President, Finance. Additional senior financial roles include positions with MySpace Music and Napster. Karen began her career as a financial analyst with Microsoft.

Simon Knock (Chief Information Officer)

Simon Knock is our Chief Information Officer, serving in that role since July 2016. Simon joined GAN in September 2010 as Technical Director and has nearly twenty years of internet gambling industry experience. Prior to GAN, Simon held various technology development and management roles with U.K. operator William Hill and operations roles with Canadian online gaming software developer CryptoLogic, Inc. Simon has a software engineering background, originally developing UK Government revenue systems and private sector logistics products.

Jeff Berman (Chief Commercial Officer)

Jeff Berman is our Chief Commercial Officer, serving in that role since February 2018 in his second stint with GAN, having previously spent 4 years with the company between 2009-2012 as our GM of North America. Jeff has more than 25+ years in the sports and entertainment sectors, having previously held key leadership roles at leading companies such as StubHub, Ticketmaster, CBS Sports, and Sentient Technologies.  He additionally founded and subsequently sold VSX, a stock market portfolio tool, to Dow Jones & Company. Jeff received his B.A. from Duke University and his MBA from Georgetown University.

Seamus McGill (Member of the Board of Directors)

Seamus McGill is a member of our Board of Directors. Seamus joined the Board of GAN in April 2014. He has 25 years’ experience in the gaming and technology industries and most recently was President of JOINGO, a mobile software company in San Jose, California. Prior to JOINGO, Seamus spent five years at Aristocrat Technologies as Chief Operating Officer and helped deliver 20% year-on-year growth in the Americas for the second largest manufacturer of slot machines and gaming solutions in the world. Prior to Aristocrat, he was President of Cyberview Technology before selling the company to IGT. Seamus held senior positions at WMS Gaming Inc. and oversaw the global growth of the company. He started his career in gaming with Mikohn Gaming Corporation.

Michael Smurfit Jr. (Member of the Board of Directors)

Michael Smurfit Jr. is a member of our Board of Directors. He joined the Board of GAN in June 2003. He is Chief Executive of SF Investments, a privately-held company that manages world-wide investments on behalf of the Smurfit family. Michael is a director of a number of companies, including Inflection Biosciences and The K Club Limited. He previously held a number of senior positions within the Jefferson Smurfit Group both in Europe and the U.S.

David Goldberg (Member of the Board of Directors)

David Goldberg is a member of our Board of Directors. David joined GAN in December 2018. He is an experienced public company and startup CEO, board member and advisor with extensive experience in gaming, entertainment and sports. He currently serves as a senior adviser to TPG, one of the world’s largest private equity firms. He was recently a board and audit committee member at Trans World (OTCQB TWOC), which operates casinos in the Czech Republic and was sold in mid-2018, and previously was the CEO of (Nasdaq UBET) which was at the time the United States’ largest online wagering company.

“The Company has three committees: (1) the Audit Committee, (2) the Compensation Committee, and (3) the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
The Audit Committee is made up of Mr. Seamus McGill, Mr. Michael Smurfit Jr., and Mr. David Goldberg, who serves as its Chair. The Audit Committee has been delegated authority to supervise the Company’s financial reporting function including:

  • Approve and retain the independent auditors to conduct the annual audit of the Company’s financial statements;
  • Review the proposed scope and results of the audit;
  • Review and pre-approve audit and non-audit fees and services;
  • Review accounting and financial controls with the independent auditors and our financial and accounting staff;
  • Review and approve transactions between us and our directors, officers and affiliates;
  • Recognize and prevent prohibited non-audit services;
  • Establish procedures for complaints received by the Company regarding accounting matters; and
  • Oversee internal audit functions, if any.

The Compensation Committee is made up of Mr. David Goldberg, Mr. Michael Smurfit Jr., and Mr. Seamus McGill, who serves as its Chair. The Compensation Committee has been delegated authority to supervise the Company’s executive compensation plans and arrangements including:
  • Review and determine the compensation arrangements for management;
  • Establish and review general compensation policies with the objective to attract and retain superior talent, to reward individual performance and to achieve our financial goals;
  • Administer our stock incentive and purchase plans;
  • Oversee the evaluation of the board of directors and management; and
  • Review the independence of any compensation advisers engaged by the compensation committee.

The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee is made up of Mr. Seamus McGill, Mr. David Goldberg, and Mr. Michael Smurfit Jr., who serves as its Chair. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee has been delegated authority to oversee the Company’s corporate governance policies and procedures, including:
  • Identify, evaluate and make recommendations to our board of directors regarding prospective director nominees;
  • Evaluate and make recommendations to our board of directors regarding the compensation of our board of directors and its committees;
  • Oversee the evaluation of our board of directors and its committees;
  • Review developments in corporate governance practices;
  • Evaluate the adequacy of our corporate governance practices and reporting; and
  • Develop, periodically review and make recommendations to our board of directors regarding corporate governance guidelines and matters.

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GAN - Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter Download

GAN - Business Conduct Policy Download

GAN - Corporate Governance Guidelines Download

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