Mark Grimes

Mark Grimes
Group CIO, Ladbrokes plc

Last Updated: 11/19/2014

Executive Summary

Mark Grimes was hired by Ladbrokes, a world leader in online betting and gaming, to help the Company implement a turnaround strategy in its digital business.  Grimes enjoyed previous success as the Chief Information Officer at Sportingbet, a British e-gaming operation.  His prior experience also includes IT roles in the finan (there's more...)

Current Focus

  • Company Overview:  Ladbrokes plc is a leader in the global betting and gaming market with annual Group revenues of £980.3 million The Company employs over 14,000 people in Britain and ov (there's more...)

Key Challenges

  • Costly Delays:  The Company’s digital profit for the first half of 2012 was £15 million – half of the level reported the same period lin 2011, caused by delays in some of its IT projects.  The (there's more...)

Biographical Highlights

  • IT Manager, Global Markets, Bankers Trust (1993-1998)
  • Head, Front Office Technology, Deustche Bank AG (2000-2001)
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