Kobi Gur has resigned from his role as CEO of Leverate after just over two years at the trading technology provider, Finance Magnates has learned. Leverate has confirmed Gur’s resignation after the board of the company approved the move. Gur led the company during its restructuring phase, shifting focus from complete turnkey solutions to a more customizable product lineup.
Leverate commented on Gur’s resignation: “Mr. Kobi Gur, CEO of Leverate for the last two years, has advised the Board of Directors of his intention to leave his current position in order to pursue other interests. The Board has accepted the resignation which will be effective in 90 days. The Board wishes to express its appreciation to Kobi for his devoted efforts to steer the company in these challenging times. The Board wishes Kobi every success in his new endeavors.”
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“The Board is in the process of evaluating certain candidates and it is the Board’s intention to nominate a new CEO in the very near future. Kobi has assured the Board of his desire to oversee an orderly transition and we are grateful to Kobi for that,” it added,
Gur’s departure follows the recent exits of two other key executives – VP R&D Or Chubook, who left the company after five years last May.
Gur is a veteran of the gaming industry. He joined Leverate in May 2015 after a stint at Ad-Sys, an advertising technology provider, where he served as COO. Prior to that he was the COO and VP Product Delivery at Teddy Sagi’s Playtech. Before becoming COO, he was Playtech’s VP Projects for nearly three years.
Gur has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and an MBA in Business Administration – Finance and Information Systems, both from Tel Aviv university.