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Oct 03, 2023

Bally’s recruits compliance leader

Casino company also hires first vice president of global responsibility and social impact

NYSE-listed casino company Bally’s Corporation has announced the appointment of Don Westcott as senior vice president and global chief compliance officer.

Westcott most recently was global head of compliance for international payment service provider Nuvei. According to his LinkedIn profile, his previous experiences include being vice president for enterprise risk, compliance and controls in electronic payments at Fiserv and director of regulatory compliance with First Data Corporation.

Before that, his roles included being regional compliance operations leader with Caesars Entertainment Corporation and director of regulatory compliance and head of compliance and audit at Osage Casino.

Bally’s has also hired Tammi Barlow as its first vice president of global responsibility and social impact. Before joining the company she led the development and execution of Rush Street Interactive’s (RSI) CSR strategy, including implementing RSI’s responsible gaming initiatives. As part of that role, she worked with C-suite executives and external industry experts to promote the expansion of RSI’s diversity, equity and inclusion program and its CSR programs.

Kim Barker, executive vice president and chief legal officer at Bally’s, says in a statement: ‘On behalf of the entire leadership team, I am pleased to welcome Don and Tammi to Bally’s. Their deep expertise enables [us] to continue our progress toward building industry-leading compliance, responsible gaming and social impact functions as the company continues to grow and expand.’

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Ben Maiden

Ben Maiden is the editor-at-large of Governance Intelligence, an IR Media publication, having joined the company in December 2016. He is based in New York. Ben was previously managing editor of Compliance Reporter, covering regulatory and compliance...