Sportech, the sport betting business, has made Richard McGuire a non-executive director.
McGuire is a former non-executive at Mitchells and Butlers, one of the largest operators of restaurants and pubs in the UK, and chairman of Timeweave, owner Turf TV, the horse-racing broadcast service.
Prior to his non-executive positions McGuire worked in investment markets with HSBC, Salomon Brothers and Citigroup.
Roger Withers, chairman of Sportech PLC, said: “I am delighted to welcome Richard to the board as a non-executive director. His experience and business knowledge will be of considerable benefit to the group.”