The accountable playing charity GambleAware have introduced the substitute for outgoing Leader Government Officer Marc Etches who vacates the location on the finish of March. Following a recruitment procedure that attracted applicants from inside the organisation in addition to outdoor, the charity have introduced that Zoë Osmond will take over from Etches.
Osmond who has been with GambleAware since 2018, maintaining the location of Communications and Engagement Director on the charity, will convey a wealth of data and experience to the function of CEO with GambleAware. Moreover she additionally has a robust monitor report of riding trade expansion around the charity and trade international, having in the past held CEO, Managing Spouse and World Industry Director roles.
Osmond has additionally been instrumental within the supply of GambleAware’s s multi-million pound More secure Playing and remedy campaigns. Running with stakeholders within the playing business in addition to throughout public well being, govt, media and academia, to verify the luck of the More secure Playing initiative.
Previous to beginning with GambleAware, Zoë Osmond held the function of Leader Government for the Nationwide Promoting Benevolent Society (NABS), a countrywide charity that helps folks operating within the media and promoting business. Whilst operating with NABS, Zoë Osmond led the transformation of the charity, by way of growing and commissioning new fortify products and services, and placing NABS on a safe monetary footing.
Commenting at the recruitment of Osmond as their new CEO,Kate Lampard CBE, Chair of GambleAware, mentioned: “Up to now two and a part years that I and trustees have labored with Zoë, she has demonstrated to us that she suits the standards we’re on the lookout for completely.
“Her wisdom and revel in of GambleAware manner she will be able to hit the bottom working, one thing this is of specific significance when beginning a management function throughout a virulent disease. Her background as a charity chief and revel in of riding trade transformation presentations that she understands what it takes to steer a significant organisation operating with a fancy stakeholder staff that calls for a assured, consultative and collaborative means.”
“Her skill to paintings with a variety of subject material professionals and her revel in of remodeling a charity, construction companies, and main exchange can be instrumental in taking GambleAware to the following level in its building.”
Osmond commenting on her new place at GambleAware mentioned: “GambleAware is at an exhilarating second in its historical past, and during the last ten years, Marc Etches has executed a ravishing activity in main the charity up to now.”
“This can be a important time for the playing sector and the new pledge of as much as £100 million from the playing business manner this can be a important time to form and power ahead GambleAware’s essential paintings and expand its personal experience.”
“I’m occupied with the possibility of transformation and the alternatives now to be had to GambleAware to paintings with different organisations to forestall playing hurt and I sit up for taking at the problem.”