NeoGames SA has announced the appointment of Christopher G Shaban as its new Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Development.
Shaban brings over 24 years of global lottery industry experience to the end-to-end ilottery solutions provider, including expertise across all elements of lottery authorization, contracting, operations, and business development.
Joining the NeoGames management team, he will assume global responsibilities for new sales initiatives, government relations, customer development and growth, as well as marketing initiatives.
CEO Moti Malul commented: “Chris brings a profound understanding and vast experience in the global lottery industry and its unique dynamics. Throughout his career, he has led numerous successful greenfield public procurement processes, lottery and digital lottery contracts, as well as legislative accomplishments across the United States and around the world.
“Chris’ passion for the lottery industry and to the unique values it promotes, has not only fostered his profound success in previous roles, it has also brought him to become highly admired by customers and colleagues alike. He is a perfect complement to our management team and we are excited to have him on board.”
Shaban said on his appointment: “I’m thrilled to join the wonderful team at NeoGames and to have the opportunity to help them build on the amazing success they have achieved as global leaders in the ilottery domain.
“The global lottery industry is going through a significant transformation as it continues to move into the digital space, and I couldn’t be more excited to play a role in this journey with NeoGames.”
Last month, NeoGames published its financial results for the first quarter of 2021, with Malul noting ilottery growth over the past year has positioned the company for further success.