Yariv Dafna is the new CFO at 888, the major online gaming operator, to replace Aviad Kobrine, who is stepping down after 15 years in the role.


Yariv joins the group on November 1 and will joint the board on the same date. He has held executive roles in Telit Communications plc since 2003, notably helping it to achieve its IPO in 2005. At Telit he was group CFO from 2007 to 2012 and then chief corporate development officer for all M&A activity. Subsequently he was also COO. He became finance director in 2017.

Brian Mattingley, chairman of 888, said: “Yariv’s experience and drive made him the stand-out candidate for the role.”