Kenny Alexander (businessman)
Kenneth Jack Alexander
April 1969 (age 51)
Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland
|Education||University of Glasgow|
|Net worth||£23 million (April 2017)|
|Title||Former CEO, GVC Holdings|
Alexander has been CEO of GVC since 2007, when it was listed on AIM and valued at £26 million.
His hobbies include no-limit cash poker, and when he worked at Sportingbet, considered becoming a professional gambler, about which his wife was "horrified". He owns four racehorses, and bets every day, either on horses or football.
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