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New head of finance for

Shane Doherty, the head of finance for online at Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, has been promoted to lead operations at

According to the Casinos Online website, Doherty will be responsible for the growth of profitability of the company's e-gaming and sportsbook channels. He will report to managing director Peter O'Donovan.

The role has been vacant since May 2013, when Christopher Coyne moved over to head up competitive intelligence at Paddy Power.

Doherty’s appointment comes eight months after he joined Paddy Power from Irish telecommunications company Eircom.