Debinique W. Blackburn
Executive Director of Human Resources
Director of Trading
President, Digital | William Hill US
Kenneth is the President, Digital of William Hill US and is charged with steering the company’s digital businesses and expansion. Previous to William Hill, Ken was the CEO of STATS LLC (now STATS Perform). As CEO Ken oversaw a global 700+ FTE business with clients including Google, Apple, Yahoo!, Microsoft, Amazon, ESPN, FOX, and several hundred professional sports teams and leagues. Ken joined STATS from Yahoo! where he led its Yahoo! Sports, Yahoo! Finance and Yahoo! Entertainment businesses. Ken also served in various digital executive roles at Time Inc. and Newscorp and started his career as a corporate attorney at Winston & Strawn.
In addition to his management experiences, Ken has consulted for numerous PE and venture funds and advised companies at various stages of growth. He attended Northwestern University for his B.A. and received his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law. Though he remains a diehard Chicago sports fan, Ken lives in Pacific Palisades, California with his wife Susan and three children.
Vice President of Marketing & Public Relations
Michael Grodsky has been Vice President of Marketing & Public Relations for William Hill US since joining the company in June 2013. Michael oversees the growth of the William Hill brand through the channels of CRM, advertising, sponsorship, promotions, social media, and public relations.
Prior to joining William Hill, Michael worked for seven years in a variety of casino marketing roles. Originally from New Orleans, Michael graduated from Tulane University and was a 2008 inductee into the Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame.
President of Retail Operations – US
David Grolman joined William Hill US in April 2013 and currently holds the position of President of Retail Operations – US. David oversees the operations of all 100+ William Hill Sports Books as well as Customer Support, Content Management, and Design and Construction. Prior to joining William Hill, David spent 17 years in the hospitality industry.
David has two grown daughters and spends his off time playing in tournaments for World Outdoor Racquetball.
Chief Product Officer and Chief Technology Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Mark McMillan, Chief Financial Officer, has been with William Hill since 2011, originally at the UK parent company and since June 2016, locally with the US business. In this time he has worked with all of the Group’s divisions, as well as being involved in the acquisition of businesses in the US, Australia, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Originally from the United Kingdom, prior to working for William Hill, Mark was an Investment Banker at HSBC in London, having previously qualified as a Certified Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in Birmingham (England). He graduated from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Economics. In his spare time Mark enjoys spending time with his family, having two young daughters, as well as keeping fit and playing golf.
Chief Marketing Officer
Vice President of Strategy & Business Development