New appointments for EL members
Kerstin Kosanke, new Managing Director at Germany’s Lotto Brandenburg
As new Managing Director, Kerstin Kosanke’s vision is focused on securing the future of the lottery and sustaining the principle of the common good. Her priority will be to actively network with the support of her team to emphasis the public interest element of the lottery. Read more.
Loteria Romania appoints new General Manager Alexandru-Mircea Croitoru
His extensive experience provides him with in-depth knowledge of the lottery phenomenon, his team and activities. This all adds up to a vision of a young man who has proven throughout his career, to have a lot of tenacity and enthusiasm, especially in terms of innovation and brand image consolidation. Read more.
Introduction to new General Director at the Turkish National Lottery Administration Bekir Yunus Uçar
Following a career in journalism, Bekir Yunus Uçar spent over 20 years in public service. He worked in several roles at Türk Telekom before joining the Turkish National Lottery Administration. Read more.
Interview with Gábor Czepek, new Hungarian National Lottery CEO
As CEO Gábor Czepek, dr. jur. has reviewed the operations and key functions at the lottery in order to facilitate its predictable, long term and sustainable growth and allow it to act on its social mission. Read more
THE INCREASING SIGNIFICANCE OF PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION In our heavily-loaded-information era, global players deal with a large amount of information in their daily lives; they produce, process and s......Read more
The 2020 Annual EL/WLA Marketing Seminar, held in London, saw a vibrant mix of senior industry figures and speakers from leading-edge agencies and consultancies combine to create a dynamic event for the assembled international delegates....Read more
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to have a dramatic impact worldwide, EL has produced an overview of operational continuity elements that could be – and many of them already are – implemented by individual lotteries to enhance their capability of an effective response....Read more
“Reflecting on 11 years at the European Lotteries’’ | An interview with former EL Deputy Secretary General Jutta Buyse
Since 2016 Jutta Buyse was the Deputy Secretary General of EL and represented the Association in the Brussels office since 2009. During this time, Jutta led the public affairs for EL and experienced historic moments for the Association at European level....Read more
At a time when digital communication is rapidly evolving and social media is one of the biggest sources of new, it is increasingly important to distinguish fact from fiction. The objective of this year’s EL Seminar was to focus on ‘‘the good, bad and the ugly’’ sides of communications....Read more
EL has become a reliable and invaluable advocate for the role of sport in society and it has lent its backing as a ‘Supporting Partner’ to the SPIRIT project, co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme....Read more
A partnership for society: EL and ENGSO commit to enhancing the role of grassroots sport in 2020–2021
EL and ENGSO, the European Sports NGO are further extending their partnership with a new two-year agreement (2020-21)....Read more
Italian operator Lottomatica uses a range of programmes and tools to promote gender balance and offer personal and professional support for female employees....Read more
Due to the recent outbreak and rapid spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19, the EL Executive Committee has taken the decision to postpone all EL seminars and events until 1 July 2020. It is further decided that the EL Industry Days will not take place this year due to the uncertain situation....Read more
March 2020 marked 100 days since the current College of the European Commission took office. Commission President Ursula von der Leyen looked back at the achievements, but also ahead at the expected next steps in line with the agenda outlined in her Political Guidelines back in July last year. This agenda was in the meantime hit hard the last weeks by the rapid spread of COVID-19....Read more