Jamie Odell, the former CEO at Aristocrat Leisure, is now assisting gaming and software development company Scientific Games in an advisory role. He would be a special adviser to the Ronald Perelman, Chairman Board of Directors of Scientific Games.
In his new role, Odell is also expected to help the company’s CEO Barry Cottle in devising new strategies and also advise on the current growth strategies in place.
Chairman Board of Directors, Ronald Perelman said that he was glad and excited to have Odell on board. He also said that he had known former Aristocrat CEO for years.
“Scientific Games has done an incredible job building products and services that our customers and players love. The addition of Jamie will significantly enhance our ability to reach new players and markets as well as drive growth across the company.”
SG CEO, Barry Cottle said: “We are thrilled that Jamie will be advising our leadership and our team. We have long admired and respected his success and leadership in our industry, and his advice and support will be invaluable as we continue to execute our growth strategies.
“Jamie is known the world over as an executive with a proven track record of success, and a gaming expert who has driven market leading innovation and player engagement strategies for more than a decade.”
Talking of his new responsibility, Odell said: “I am very excited to work with Ronald and Barry at this transformational moment for our industry. It’s an absolute honor to be asked by Ronald to provide advice, and since spending time with Barry I’ve come to recognize that we share common values and beliefs about how to build great businesses, which I’m looking forward to delivering with him.
“Scientific Games has an outstanding leadership team that is committed to driving our industry into the future, and I will do everything I can to support their current strategies.”