Novomatic shrinks executive and supervisory board

The Novomatic Group has announced a number of changes to its supervisory and executive board, as part of a phase of consolidation and optimization of its corporate structures.

According to a press release on Thursday, the changes will see the supervisory board run by Dr. Bernd Oswald, Chairman, Martina Flitsch, Deputy Chairwoman, and Dr. Robert Hofians as Supervisory Board member. The board previously had five members. 

The executive board has also gotten smaller. Which now consists of Harald Neumann, Chief Executive Officer, Ryszard Presch, Chief Operating Officer, and Johannes Gratzl, Chief Financial Officer.

Gratzl is the latest change in the executive board, previously serving as the head of group treasury. He replaces Peter Stein, which Novomatic said left the CFO role by mutual consent. 

Taken out of the executive board is Bartholomäus Czapkiewicz, previously Chief Systems Officer, will continue to be responsible for this area as an authorized signatory, along with Dr. Christian Widhalm, Chief Investment Officer, who has resigned from his position on the executive board for health reasons, and will continue to be available to the company in an advisory capacity. 

The former Chief Technology Officer Thomas Graf has been made responsible for the growing online gaming division as CEO of Greentube Group. 

“NOVOMATIC will continue along its chosen path and further optimize internal structures in Austria and the international Group companies across national borders,” said Harald Neumann, Chief Executive Officer of NOVOMATIC. In doing so, the globally active gaming technology group hopes to increase company efficiency and achieve strong synergies between the various shareholdings.

Related Articles

novomatic slots

Dancing Tiger & Dancing Lantern by NOVOMATIC

The latest game releases for the NOVO LINE Interactive platform add two special Asian highlights to the broad NOVOMATIC game portfolio.
Novomatic

Novomatic’s Asian progressives add colour

With a gaming show calendar full of postponed and cancelled events, there was little opportunity to present the growing range of NOVOMATIC Progressives to a broader audience, face-to-face – but, nonetheless, there’s plenty to see.

Novomatic division acquires CashBet Coin’s CBC cryptocurrency

Greentube, the Novomatic interactive division, has completed the acquisition of the majority of CashBet Coin’s CBC cryptocurrency and its underlying blockchain technologies. This acquisition enables Greentube to enhance the use of cryptocurrency throughout its social gaming portfolio. The social casino, which is one of the world’s largest online gaming communities, now offers the cryptocurrency as […]

Novomatic CEO Harald Neumann resigns

After six years in the post, Harald Neumann resigned as CEO of Austrian gaming supplier Novomatic, citing unspecified family reasons. The resignation was effective February 29. Bernd Oswald, chairman of the supervisory board, commented, “Mr. Neumann made a significant contribution to the successful expansion of the group. His personal wish to resign from his position […]

Novomatic installs first linked progressives in Cambodia

Gaming manufacturer Novomatic has installed its first linked jackpot progressives in Cambodia, working with local distributor Indo Pacific Gaming (IPG).  The slot series, named Enchanted Fortunes Linked Jackpot, has been installed in multiple locations in the country and is introduced on the latest  Panthera Curve 1.43 cabinet that features compelling graphics on a 43” curve […]