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Gonzaga Higuero, new CEO of Codere to lead the new stage of the group

Madrid, July 10, 2023.- Codere, a leading multinational in the private gaming sector, announces the appointment of Gonzaga Higuero as CEO of the group, in charge of leading the new stage of the company.

Gonzaga Higuero, who has held the position of CEO at Health Transportation Group -the second largest health transport service provider in Europe- since 2018, leading the process of refinancing, turn around and acquisition of the company by a new shareholder in 2021, and the growth plan of the group in the last two years, now assumes this new challenge at Codere

With an outstanding previous career at Prosegur, Gonzaga Higuero held various management positions during his 15 years in the group, including general manager for Latin America South, general manager for EMEA and the Pacific of Prosegur Cash, and general manager for Europe. Previously, he also held various positions in the Carrefour Group.

Image: Gonzaga Higuero, CEO Codere 

Gonzaga Higuero joins the Codere Group team, contributing his valuable knowledge and experience to continue consolidating the company's leadership position in all its markets and boosting the group's growth through the development of new businesses and the online project.

“It is a great challenge and responsibility to lead this organization, with the aim of improving our competitiveness and profitability to address a new phase of growth after the pandemic. We have new projects ahead of us to continue being a world benchmark and provide the best entertainment and gaming experience to our customers”, he explained.

Christopher Bell, non-executive chairman of Grupo Codere, expressed his confidence that "with the addition of Gonzaga Higuero to our team, we reinforce this new post-pandemic stage of return to the growth path of the group."
Gonzaga Higuero has an MBA from IESE Business School and a degree in Law and a Diploma in Business Consulting from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE).