Flutter appoints Andrew Higginson to its Board

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The appointment is effective as of 2 October 2019. He is currently the Chair of Wm Morrison Supermarket, among other positions.

Higginson is currently the Chair of Wm Morrison Supermarkets, a position he has held since January 2015. He is also the Chair of Evergreen Garden Care Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Woolworths Holdings Limited, the South African retailer.

Moreover, he served as an Executive Director at Tesco for 15 years and was previously the Chair of Poundland Group and N Brown Group, Senior Independent Director of Sky and a Non-Executive Director of the Rugby Football Union.

Commenting on his appointment, Gary McGann, Chair of the Group, said: "We are delighted to welcome Andrew as a Non-Executive Director. He brings an extensive wealth of board, commercial, retail and leadership experience to the Board."

On Wednesday, the company also announced an all-share merger with The Stars Group to create the world's biggest online betting and gaming company, in a deal worth nearly $12 billion.