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Paddy Power reshuffle as boss moves to Betfair

BOOKMAKERS Paddy Power confirmed that its chief operating officer Breon Corcoran will leave the company to take up a new position at the Betfair Group.

Mr Corcoran joined Paddy Power in 2001 and was appointed CEO in July 2010. The company announced five new senior management appointments today, all taking immediate effect. Peter O'Donovan has been promoted to managing director, Paddy Power online and technology, Sandra Thorpe has joined the company from Level 4 as HR director and Christopher Coyne appointed head of paddypower.com. Eamonn Toland has been promoted to president of Paddy Power North America and Aine Cuddihy was made head of investor relations.