New look SKS365 appoints Massimiliano Mura as compliance lead

SKS365 Group, operator of Planetwin365, Italy’s biggest retail bookmaker continues its senior management restructure, confirming the appointment of Massimiliano Mura as new Group Director of Legal and Compliance divisions.

A 13-year legal veteran specialising in Italian gambling law and compliance measures, Mura is a former corporate advisor to SKS365 competitor StanleyBet and its B2B division Magellan Robotech.

Reporting directly to corporate governance, Mura will take charge of full legal oversight of SKS365 group activities, acting as compliance lead for its flagship Planetwin365 covering retail and online disciplines.

In his remit, Mura is set to lead group due diligence responsibilities on AML reporting, financial monitoring and legal stakeholder management.

Mura’s appointment follows a year of executive and governance changes for SKS365. Closing 2019, the Italian betting group confirmed the appointment of former Gauselmann Group executive Alexander Martin as its new chief executive.

Supporting the firm’s restructuring initiatives, the SKS365 investors would appoint ormer Sportingbet Plc and Jackpotjoy Group CEO Andrew McIver named non-executive chairman.

Confirming the appointment of Mura Alexander Martin stated: “Mura has one of the best profiles of the industry and is well known nationally and internationally. Beside his functional expertise he stands to the high motivation and commitment of SKS365.

“With that, he will actively lead and contribute to SKS365 positioning as a responsible, transparent and virtuous operator, who takes care of players and collaboration with the regulators.”