After more than 15 years with the company, Aviad Kobrine is to step down from his role as chief financial officer of 888 this year.

The board of 888 will now commence a search for Kobrine's successor. He will remain in his position one is found. 

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank the fantastic team at 888 with whom I have had the pleasure and honour of working over the last 15 years," Kobrine said. "I am incredibly proud of what we have achieved together throughout my time with the business."

Brian Mattingley, chairman of 888, said: "Aviad has made a truly outstanding contribution to 888. He has played a significant role in helping to develop 888 into the world class online gaming operator it is today.

"Aviad has been an integral part of the leadership team throughout a transformational period for the company. Over recent years, he has supported 888's growth into new markets whilst also helping the group to successfully manage and navigate significant changes in our industry. On behalf of everyone at 888, I would like to wish Aviad every success for the future."