Tiidal Gaming - CEO, Tom Hearne (right).
CEO, Tom Hearne (right).
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  • Tiidal Gaming (TIDL) has appointed Tom Hearne to the role of CEO effective immediately
  • Hearne previously served as CFO of OpenText, Sportech and theScore
  • His focus will be on increasing efficiencies, expanding Tiidal’s presence in the esports sector and implementing an organic and M&A-based growth strategy
  • Tiidal owns and operates synergistic businesses focused on media and technology in the gaming ecosystem
  • Tiidal Gaming (TIDL) is up by 4.17 per cent and is currently trading at $0.25 per share

Tiidal Gaming (TIDL) has appointed Tom Hearne to the role of CEO effective immediately.

Hearne’s senior executive experience includes scaling publicly traded technology companies as CFO of OpenText, Sportech and theScore (acquired by Penn National Gaming for C$2 billion).

He also led multiple companies through their rapid growth stage from startup through $100M run rates raising in excess of $500M throughout his career.

His focus as CEO will be on increasing efficiencies, expanding Tiidal’s presence in the esports sector and implementing an organic and M&A-based growth strategy.

“There is a generational opportunity at the intersection of the major secular trends of gaming, media and betting to build engaging experiences for the next generation of fan and consumer,” Hearne said. “I believe that Tiidal is uniquely positioned to be a leader in this revolution.”

“Tom brings the perfect blend of technology, media and capital markets experience,” stated former CEO and newly appointed Chief Gaming Officer, Charlie Watson, “and I sincerely believe that we, our company and shareholders, will benefit from his leadership in our next phase of growth.”

Hearne will host an investor call on Wednesday, January 5th at 1:00 pm EST to discuss Tiidal’s overall strategy and vision for the future.

Tiidal owns and operates synergistic businesses focused on media and technology in the gaming ecosystem.

Tiidal Gaming (TIDL) is up by 4.17 per cent and is currently trading at $0.25 per share as of 9:30 am EST.

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