SG appoints Doug Albregts as CEO of gaming

Scientific Games has appointed industry outsider, Doug Albregts, as executive vice president and CEO of the company’s gaming division.

Albregts joins Scientific Games from Sharp Electronics Corporation of America, where he held numerous senior executive level positions. He has also held executive management roles focused on enterprise growth in multinational digital technology companies such as American Express, NEC and Samsung.

As CEO of the Gaming Division, Albregts will oversee Scientific Games’ product development, production, supply chain and sales of the company’s Gaming products, systems and services. Albregts will replace Derik Mooberry, who will stay with the Company as EVP for Strategic Projects.

“I am excited to join Scientific Games as Barry Cottle becomes the new CEO and all SG is poised to continue to lead the industry. My passion for driving innovation, promoting operational excellence and executive leadership skills, and experience developing cutting-edge commercial technology will enable me to hit the ground running, executing our growth strategies and continuing our momentum as a Company. I look forward to meeting our customers, understanding players’ needs, expanding in new and growing markets and driving growth for our customers and shareholders,” he said.