The Board of Directors of the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) issued a statement to notify the general public that Carl Brincat, its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), will not be looking for a continuation of his existing contract, which will become invalid on January 25 next year.
The Board has expressed its gratitude to Dr Brincat, particularly for his outstanding leadership skills throughout his time as CEO. In this regard, Dr Ryan C. Pace, the chairman, said according to the official press release: “Carl has made extensive contributions to the Malta Gaming Authority and to the gaming industry in Malta and we are confident in, and very thankful for, the strong foundation he leaves behind as we continue to pursue the MGA’s strategic goals.” Additionally, Dr. Brincat said: “Leaving the MGA is a very hard decision to make. The past 9 years have been a rollercoaster of experiences which contributed to the person I am today, and it has been a privilege to lead the Authority for the past 3 years. Looking back, I am proud of the work that we have done together, and of the highly motivated team that surrounds me at the Authority. I look forward to continuing to deliver our commitments over my final few months, and have no doubt that my successor will find that the fantastic team at the MGA can help him or her continue to drive improvement further. I cannot wait to see what the future holds for the Authority.”
In terms of the individual who will succeed to the role of CEO and the responsibilities that come with it, the Board has a senior leadership succession plan planned specifically for this. On that note, it will officially send out a public call for applications for the aforementioned job. In addition, this entire planned process is intended to make sure an easy transition from Dr Brincat to the next CEO. However, the selected successor is expected to spend few weeks following Dr Brincat before officially starting his role on January, 26 next year.
Moreover, MGA stays devoted to reinforcing this essential sector in Malta and opening up the latest opportunities for excellence and innovation.
Sigma Europe’s Malta Week
From November 13 to November 17, Sigma Europe’s Malta Week 2023 festival will officially begin. During this festival, various global leaders will gather together for conference, convergence of expo and good old-fashioned networking. Additionally, the said festival will take place in the Mediterranean Maritime Hub (MMH), a bigger, more active location that is known for its industrial, raw and unconventional space compared to other venues.
Source: “Carl Brincat to hand over the reigns at the MGA”, Sigma World News, October 27, 2023
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