The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has appointed David Willetts as its new Director of Communications and Electronic.

He will be a part of in the new year from his existing placement as Push Secretary to Conservative cabinet minister Ben Wallace and head of ministerial communications at the MoD.

He will be assisted in the job by Deputy Director of Communications and Digital Michael Denoual.

“The BGC is the standards overall body committed to driving huge variations across the controlled betting and gaming business,” reported BGC Main Govt Michael Dugher. “David Willetts is a brilliantly seasoned and respected former journalist and communications qualified with an remarkable reputation in the media and in governing administration.

“David will be a formidable asset for the BGC. He also joins a robust group which involves the beautifully proficient Michael Denoual.”

Willetts earlier worked in journalism for The Sunlight for around a ten years before signing up for the MoD.

“I am certainly thrilled to be signing up for the Betting and Gaming Council and just cannot hold out to get started off,” mentioned Willetts. “They’ve already built large strides growing expectations across the industry and I’m seeking forward to doing the job with the excellent crew to travel that operate on.”

The BGC earlier this month hailed Safer Gambling Week 2021 – which ran from 1-7 November – as a massive success, creating practically 25 million social media impressions, a 19% maximize from 2020.