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December 5th, 2017

Former Cherry AB (publ) CEO shares his Nordic experience and broad network with the Group.

Burvall joins Group having spent more than eleven years at Cherry as CFO and most recently as CEO. Under his guidance, Cherry became one of the largest Nordic-facing gaming companies and saw its share price rise by over 800%. Burvall oversaw major acquisitions such as performance marketing company Game Lounge in 2015 and Nordic focused online operator ComeOn in 2016. Burvall’s appointment was effective on December 1st.

Having stepped down as CEO of Cherry Group in January 2017, Burvall is now active on the boards of two Stockholm listed companies: AspireGlobal plc and myTaste AB as well as privately held Enteractive Malta Ltd. Mr. Burvall holds an MBA in Economics from Stockholm University.

Speaking of his appointment, Fredrik Burvall said, "I’m thrilled to have begun a new chapter of my career with Group, one of the industry’s leading providers of performance based marketing. The Group holds the industry industry’s #1 domain name,, and a state of the art publishing platform for affiliate sites, along with a proprietary business intelligence platform which gives the Group great opportunities for growth going forward." Group Chief Executive Charles Gillespie said, "It gives me great pleasure to welcome Fredrik Burvall as our first independent director. Fredrik’s broad experience in the online gaming sector will certainly help the Group achieve its aggressive growth plans in the coming years."


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About Group Plc. Group Plc is a multi-award winning provider of digital marketing services for the global iGaming industry. Founded in 2006, the group has a workforce of over 80 and operates from offices in Dublin, Tampa, Monaco and Malta. The group publishes websites that offer comparisons and reviews of online gambling websites in 15 national markets in 9 languages. Players use these resources to select which online gambling operators they should trust to offer a safe and honest online gambling experience. The group’s publishing assets include the leading iGaming industry portal,® as well as and the CasinoSource℠ series of portals, among many others.