Australian gaming operator The Star Entertainment has announced that it has appointed Scott Saunders as Chief Risk Officer. The appointment remains subject to regulatory approval, but Saunders has already started in the role.
Group CEO and managing director Robbie Cooke said Saunders will “play an integral role in returning The Star to suitability and earning back the trusts and confidence of our regulators and other stakeholders”.
Saunders previously served as general manager, financial crime and chief compliance officer at the Australian banking group Westpac. Prior to that, he worked in compliance at the Macquarie Group.