Lottery specialist GTech SpA on Tuesday announced the appointment of Michael Chambrello as chief executive of the North America Lottery division, effective March 23.
Mr Chambrello will oversee the development and delivery of all lottery technology solutions globally, as well as the strategic development and management of the lottery business in the U.S. and Canada, the company said in a press release. He will also be responsible for GTech’s global instant ticket printing business, the firm added.
Mr Chambrello will report to Marco Sala, CEO of Italy-based GTech.
Mr Chambrello previously served as the president of GTech Corp and an executive vice president of GTech Holdings Corp from October 1996 to August 1998. He assumed several roles during the years he spent with the company, from 1982 and 1998.
Mr Chambrello returns to GTech after serving as CEO of Scientific Games Corp, where he oversaw the Asia Pacific region. At Scientific Games, he had overall responsibility for managing the day-to-day worldwide activities of the company. He left Scientific Games in 2013.
“Mike is an accomplished gaming industry leader with a deep understanding of the lottery industry,” said Mr Sala in the release. “His unique experience and insight, as well as his understanding of our organisation, will help us to seamlessly transition to new leadership and partner with our customers to navigate the many opportunities and challenges that lie ahead,” he added.
Last week, the lottery management specialist firm announced that Jaymin Patel, chief executive of GTech Americas, is resigning effective March 27.
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