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Wednesday 24 September 2014

Paddy Power appoints Andy McCue as chief executive

Published 04/09/2014 | 07:21

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Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue Pic Paul Sharp/Sharppix
Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue Pic Paul Sharp/Sharppix

BOOKMAKER Paddy Power has appointed Andy McCue as chief executive and director with immediate effect.

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He will replace Patrick Kennedy in January of next year.

Mr McCue joined Paddy Power in 2006 as head of strategy, UK Retail and in 2009, he was appointed managing director, UK Retail and joined the Paddy Power management committee.

The company added that he has overseen the development of the UK retail estate which is now 305 shops strong and generates the highest profitability per shop in the sector.  

A Scottish native, he lives in Dublin.

He graduated from Cambridge University in 1996 and prior to joining Paddy Power, he was a principal with OC&C strategy consultants and a manager at Andersen.

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