Paddy Power’s new boss faces online betting battle

As the gap between Paddy Power Betfair and the rest of the field starts to close, the betting giant will be under pressure to find new areas of growth

7th January, 2018
Peter Jackson becomes the sixth chief executive of Paddy Power

Peter Jackson becomes the sixth chief executive of Paddy Power in its 17 years as a public company when he steps through the doors of Power Tower tomorrow morning. He was, in truth, a surprising appointment to replace Breon Corcoran.

That is a fair turnover of chief executives in less than two decades, and it comes at a time when the highly-rated Corcoran had barely got his feet under the table.

What will Jackson’s mark on...

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