Simon Hammon named new CEO of Relax Gaming


Relax Gaming has confirmed that Simon Hammon has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. The former Chief Product Officer will replace Tommi Maijala, who had held the position since November 2019.

Simon has great experience, having served 10 years within executive management teams with close to five of these as Chief Product Officer for Relax Gaming.

Commenting on Hammon’s appointment to CEO, Patrik Österåker, Chairman of the Board, says: “We are absolutely delighted to announce Simon as Relax Gaming’s newest Chief Executive Officer. Relax is continuing steadfast on its journey to claim an ever-larger footprint in the gambling industry, and we believe Simon with his experience, knowledge and vision is the perfect person to lead the team in the coming years. Simultaneously, we would like to take the opportunity to extend our gratitude to outgoing CEO, Tommi Maijala, who has been instrumental in guiding the company through arguably the most pivotal years of our history.”

Simon Hammon adds: “I am truly honoured to take on the position of Chief Executive Officer at Relax Gaming. As a company, we’ve continued to grow from strength to strength over the last few years and we represent a world class offering across all verticals.

“Of course, a company is only as strong as the people who embody its mission, and I am blessed to have a team who are so passionate about what they do and want to see Relax taken to the next level. Relax has grown in terms of people but also in terms of market power and brand. This is something I am keen to continue and help drive. Relax has a bright future filled with global expansion, exciting new product offerings and a positive working culture. I look forward to continuing on this journey with you.”