FanDuel hires HR specialist and former American Express exec as new chief people officer

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Flutter Entertainment-owned FanDuel has recruited Tricia Alcamo as its new chief people officer.

In her new role, Alcamo will be responsible for the acceleration of the operator’s people strategy, which is being redesigned to reflect the company’s growth trajectory.

She will lead FanDuel’s human resources organisation, encompassing culture development, talent acquisition, diversity, equity and inclusion, organisational effectiveness, employment branding, learning and development, compensation and employee benefits.

Alcamo is an experienced human resources professional, having most recently served as group VP of HR for technology and communications business Spectrum Enterprise.

Prior to that role, she held a series of progressively senior HR positions at American Express, where she spent 14 years, after beginning her career as a management consultant at Deloitte.

FanDuel president and CEO Amy Howe: “Tricia has had a distinguished career building and running award winning human resources teams at media companies like our own and at globally trusted brands.”

Alcamo has been praised throughout her career for innovative and progressive approaches to changing work environments, FanDuel said.

In 2020, Multichannel News awarded Alcamo its prestigious ‘Wonder Woman’ award, while CableFax Magazine named her one of the ‘Most Powerful Women in Cable’ in 2018.

“I am incredibly excited to welcome Tricia to my leadership team as our new chief people officer,” said Amy Howe, president and CEO of FanDuel. 

“Tricia has had a distinguished career building and running award winning human resources teams at media companies like our own and at globally trusted brands.

“Her arrival reflects our investment in our people and our commitment to a culture that recognises and attracts the most talented team while providing them the most empathetic and inclusive environment to succeed.”

Alcamo added: “As FanDuel continues to experience rapid growth in this exciting space, the people team plays a critical role in ensuring that the organisation has the culture and capabilities that will enable sustained success well into the future.” 

“I’m honoured to be working alongside Amy and the entire leadership group to drive innovative and strategic people practices that lead to winning business outcomes and an outstanding employee experience,” Alcamo concluded.

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Conor Mulheir

Conor entered the gaming industry in 2018 producing high-level live event content for audiences in London, Amsterdam and São Paulo. From 2020, he went on to report news and commission exclusive content for various gaming media brands before joining iGaming NEXT as editor in January 2022.

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