Lottery games provider Helio Gaming has appointed Keith Galea as its new chief executive officer.

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Galea will manage the company’s day-to-day functions, with former CEO Richard Mifsud moving to a consultancy role with a focus on ensuring business continuity and growth.

Galea joined Helio Gaming as chief operating officer in June, bringing a wealth of experience including tenures as chief product officer at Bit8 and managing director of consultancy firm Consult Labs.

Keith Galea, Helio Gaming CEO, said: “I’m delighted to be taking over as CEO of Helio Gaming and honoured to be given the opportunity to help build on the company’s commercial achievements to date.

“Helio Gaming’s lottery solutions are an asset for any operator looking to diversify its games portfolio, and I think their universal appeal will help the business go from strength to strength in the years to come.”

Mifsud said: “I’m looking forward to exploring new business opportunities for Helio Gaming as we look to capitalise on promising new markets in places like Asia and Africa.

“We are making in-roads there already and freeing up my time to explore further opportunities will be beneficial.”