Paddy Power appoints new Europe, Australia heads

Paddy Power has appointed Dan Taylor as chief executive of its European operations and Barni Evans as chief executive of Sportsbet, its operation in Australia.

Both positions would report to group CEO Peter Jackson.

Cormac Barry, who had led Sportsbet since it was acquired in 2009, stepped down to pursue a career outside of the industry, Paddy Power said.

At 8:18am: (LON:PPB) Paddy Power Betfair share price was -12.5p at 8787.5p