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Mr. Roger Withers

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Chairman

Phone: (763) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address: London, United Kingdom
Sportech PLC
10800 175Th Ave. Nw
Elk River, Minnesota 55330
United States

Company Description: Sportech PLC was founded through the reverse takeover of Rodime PLC in 2000. Rodime, which was founded in 1979 and listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1986,...   more
Background

Employment History

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Board » Sportech PLC
www.sportechplc.com, 11 Oct 2014 [cached]
Roger Withers
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Roger Withers, Non-executive Chairman, age 71 ^
Roger was appointed Chairman in February 2011. Roger has over 40 years' experience in the leisure and gaming industries. Roger has held a number of Non executive Directorships, including Chairman of Playtech Ltd, Chairman of Arena Leisure PLC and Executive Chairman of Bass Leisure South Africa. Roger has also held senior management and board positions in market leading companies including Ladbrokes, Bass, BLMS and Coral Racing, as well as Directorships with a number of substantial privately held companies in the property, technology, publishing and exhibitions sectors.
RNS Announcement
www.sportechplc.com, 25 Jan 2014 [cached]
Roger Withers, Acting Managing Director, Sportech PLC said: "We are confident that the review undertaken in early 2005 will focus the business on its core profit generating divisions and will deliver significant cost savings over the year. The 2004 results demonstrate that we have made good progress in the Betting division, which is on track to deliver profits in 2005, and the Football Pools business continues to deliver substantial cash flow. We remain optimistic about the long-term opportunities for growth in the interactive market which is underpinned by our continuing strong relationship with ITV. - ends - Enquiries Sportech PLC Roger Withers, Acting Managing Director Gary Speakman, Finance Director 0151 288 3376 Bell Pottinger Corporate & Financial David Rydell / Charlotte Kirkham 020 7861 3232 OPERATING REVIEW The encouraging growth in Group revenue achieved in the first half of 2004 continued in the second half with full year revenues up 50% at £497.0m (2003: £330.4m).
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Group Strategy and Structure A major review of the business was undertaken at the beginning of 2005 under the control of the acting Managing Director, Roger Withers.
Playtech - Source de succès
www.playtech.com, 16 Jan 2014 [cached]
Roger Withers (aged 66) Non-executive Chairman
Roger started his career with Booz, Allen & Hamilton as an international management consultant and, subsequently, has over 30 years' experience in the leisure and gaming industries. In 1973, Roger joined Ladbrokes (Hilton) where he held a number of senior positions in the bookmaking, casino, lottery and gaming machine divisions. In 1986 he joined Bass where his roles included managing director of BMLS and Coral Racing and executive chairman of Bass Leisure South Africa. He retired from Bass in 1998. Since then, he has held a number of other non-executive directorships, including chairman of Arena Leisure plc, senior non-executive director of Sportech plc as well as directorships with a number of substantial privately held companies in the property, technology, publishing and exhibitions sectors.
RNS Announcement
www.sportechplc.com, 28 Jan 2006 [cached]
Roger Withers, 62, a senior Non-Executive Director of the Company since September 2000, is appointed Executive Director with overall responsibility. Mr Withers will retain this position until a permanent successor to Mr Rushton is appointed.
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Mr Withers is a highly regarded Executive with extensive experience in the leisure and gaming sectors. He has a long association with the UK gaming sector, including 13 years with Ladbrokes at senior level, a similar period with Bass Leisure as Managing Director of Coral, Chairman of Tote Direct and Chairman of Bass Leisure, South Africa. In February 1999, Mr Withers was appointed Executive Chairman of Littlewoods Leisure and led the sale of the business to Sportech. Mr Withers is currently non-executive Chairman of Arena Leisure Plc and holds a number of Non-Executive Directorships in the leisure, exhibition and technology industries. - ends - Enquiries Sportech plc 0151 288 3059 David Mathewson, Chairman Roger Withers, Executive Director Suzanne Judge, Head of Corporate Communication Bell Pottinger Corporate & Financial 020 7861 3232 David Rydell Charlotte Kirkham Notes to Editors Sportech PLC Sportech PLC provides a variety of betting and gaming opportunities to over 1.7m customers through Littlewoods Gaming, the UK's leading home gaming company. Mr Withers is currently non-executive Chairman of Arena Leisure Plc and holds a number of Non-Executive Directorships in the leisure, exhibition and technology industries. - ends - Enquiries Sportech plc 0151 288 3059 David Mathewson, Chairman Roger Withers, Executive Director Suzanne Judge, Head of Corporate Communication Bell Pottinger Corporate & Financial 020 7861 3232 David Rydell Charlotte Kirkham Notes to Editors Sportech PLC Sportech PLC provides a variety of betting and gaming opportunities to over 1.7m customers through Littlewoods Gaming, the UK's leading home gaming company.
Roger Withers ...
www.sec.gov, 1 July 2004 [cached]
Roger Withers
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Roger Withers was appointed to the Board on 4 September 2000, following the acquisition of Littlewoods Gaming where he was Executive Chairman.He previously held a variety of senior positions with Bass PLC and Hilton Group PLC.Roger Withers is Chairman of Arena Leisure PLC and holds a number of Non-executive Directorships in the leisure, exhibition and technology industries.
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