The Former CEO of Scientific Games, Gavin Isaacs joined SBTech as non executive chairman representing a considerable coup for the betting and gaming technology supplier.
He is one of Gaming’s most influential executives. He will be adding his weight and 20 years gaming experience to developing the company’s rapidly expanding US presence.
Issac has a track record like few others in the sector having mastermind the 2013 acquisitions of SHFL, where he was CEO, by Bally Technologies. He then lead bally, as the company’s chief operating officer, into its $5bn merger with Scientific games – a company Isaacs also went to lead, again as chief executive.
“I was approached by number of companies since leaving Scientific games, said issacs. “However I chose to Join SBTech due to its superior technology, high standards across every discipline and entrepreneurial approach, incredible ambition and potential to grow further across a wide variety of regulated markets including the US, where i am based and have an extensive network, knowledge and experience.
“The Business has already made significant in roads into the newly regulated US Sports betting market and i am extremely excited to be able to help and advice the senior management team to expand that even further across 2019 and beyond,” he said.
Richard Carter, CEO of SBTech said: “We are thrilled that someone of Gavin’s Calibre, credibility and experience has chosen to join SBTech. This is a huge coup for the business.