Michael Fitzsimons appointed Executive Director of Wagering Products at Hong Kong Jockey Club

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) have promoted Michael Fitzsimons to Executive Director of Wagering Products, commencing from September 2022.

Fitzsimons will be a member of the Board of Management at the Hong Kong Jockey Club, reporting directly to Chief Executive office Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges. 

Fitzsimons will be spearheading the club’s wagering business that includes horse racing, football wagering and the Mark 6 Lottery. According to a statement by the HKJC, Fitzsimons will be leading the “international commingling business and China Sports Lottery co-operation development.” 

Fitzsimons originally joined the Hong Kong Jockey Club as the Director of Trading in February 2021, to lead the growth of the club’s sports betting business. 

A statement from the club reiterated their belief that Fitzsimons will continue to lead the growth of the club’s racing and lottery business in a post-pandemic recovery. 

“With his extensive knowledge of sports betting and the application of artificial intelligence to trading, Fitzsimons is well placed to sustain the growth of the club’s wagering business.“