IGT reshapes board with new NED appointments

IGT Plac has unveiled changes to the company’s board and executive team. Marco Drago announced that he will step down from his role as a non-executive director of the IGT Board of Directors. He will carry out his remaining term and depart from the Board after the company’s Annual General Meeting on May 14, 2024.

Concurrently, Enrico Drago has been appointed as a non-executive director of the IGT Board. In addition, he will resign from his current role as CEO of IGT PlayDigital but will continue in his role as vice chairman of De Agostini.

Gil Rotem, who is currently IGT PlayDigital President of iGaming, will expand his role to become IGT PlayDigital President and report directly to Vince Sadusky, CEO of IGT. These changes will be effective April 1, 2024. 

“As Marco Drago prepares to step down from his position on the IGT Board of Directors, I’d like to thank him for his many years of service and his unwavering commitment to driving results and creating value for all IGT stakeholders,” said Marco Sala, IGT Executive Chair of the Board.

Enrico Drago joining the Board and leaving his executive leadership position at IGT is a natural evolution that supports the company’s vision for its next era of growth and transformation. Enrico’s value-creation mindset and understanding of global growth opportunities will enhance the Board and align with IGT’s strategic priorities.”

IGT Non-Executive Director Marco Drago said: “Watching and guiding IGT through its evolution from a collection of companies that started with Lottomatica and GTECH grow into a unified global gaming leader has been very gratifying.

“We have been fortunate to have a great group of board members and business unit leaders that have helped drive IGT’s growth during this time. I thank them for their contributions and am certain that IGT is positioned for continued growth as we go forward with the bold initiatives we have undertaken.”

CEO of IGT PlayDigital Enrico Drago said: “Over the last five-plus years, IGT PlayDigital has established leadership positions in the global iGaming and North American sports betting sectors that will be foundational to the company’s future successes.

“I thank the entire IGT PlayDigital team for all that we have accomplished in this time, and I look forward to supporting IGT in a new capacity and further helping the company define its vision and strategy.”