Video game company GAME Digital has appointed Ray Kavanagh as chief financial officer with immediate effect.

Kavanagh has been interim chief financial officer since June, previously fulfilling the role of interim director of corporate finance from January 2018.

He has over 20 years of experience in the retail sector, including two years on the board of House of Fraser as commercial and supply chain director, and prior to that held the role of director of finance for eight years.

"He [Kavanagh] has a solid understanding of the retail sector and the right expertise to implement strategic and commercial initiatives from a finance perspective," said GAME chief executive Martyn Gibbs.

"I look forward to continuing our work together to deliver our strategy for the Group."

Kavanagh added: "I look forward to continuing my work with Martyn and the team and to contributing to the development and evolution of the business.

"The support from the team, business partners and shareholders enables us to fully capitalise on the significant opportunities in our dynamic market, while continuing to build on our core business in both the UK and Spain."