SG appoints James Sottile as chief legal officer

    Scientific Games Corporation has announced the appointment of James Sottile as executive vice president (EVP) and chief legal officer for the company.

    In his role, Sottile will oversee Scientific Games’ global legal organization and report to Scientific Games President and CEO Barry Cottle.

    Barry Cottle said, “Jim brings more than 30 years of experience working across multiple industries. He is an accomplished legal strategist and litigator, as well as an experienced leader. I look forward to working with him, as he guides our world-class legal organization to support our strategic objectives and positively impact our business results. He is a terrific addition to our executive team. David Smail will be staying on in an advisory role through the end of the year.”

    Sottile joins Scientific Games from Jones Day, where he was a partner in its New York office. He has extensive experience successfully litigating complex commercial matters, negotiating positive solutions with regulators and developing legal strategies to solve critical business issues. Sottile has been named a notable practitioner by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers since 2005 and has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America since 2011.

    “I am excited by the opportunity to lead Scientific Games’ global legal organization and work with Barry and his leadership team to ensure the Company continues its global leadership in Gaming and Lottery and is successful in its efforts to drive innovation and benefit all key stakeholders. My passion is leading winning teams, and I am thrilled to lead and advance the success of Scientific Games’ great legal team,” said James Sottile.

    SHARE
    Previous articleBooming Games partners with Microgaming
    Next articleCasinos have submitted 88 smoking lounge applications so far

    Related Articles

    Changing face of casino service

    The role of casino employees, who play a central tenet in ensuring guest satisfaction, has had to pivot due to Covid-19 from that of being the perfect host to enforcing strict health and safety guidelines.
    Macau casino workers to wear mask until March

    Suppliers rush to adapt to Covid realities

    While the past six months have undoubtedly been devastating for the gaming industry, in just a short space of time suppliers have shown their ability to adapt and react, releasing new products for the new reality and refocusing business models. 

    Facial recognition technology casts eye beyond security

    Advances in facial recognition technology will see new and widespread applications that revolutionize the way casino operators interact with their players.  Facial recognition is not new to the casino sector, but it has traditionally been restricted to security teams, primarily as an aid to keeping barred individuals off a property.  But the technology has developed […]
    SG launches Kascada cabinet

    Scientific Games launches Kascada cabinet

    Scientific Games has introduced the Kascada cabinet, which is the next generation of the top-selling TwinStar J43 cabinet.
    Bigger things may be in the works at SG

    Bigger things may be in the works at SG: Union Gaming

    Scientific Games may have “bigger things” in the works, including a strategic transaction, after announcing a management refresh on Monday, according to a note from Union Gaming.
    SG appoints former Aristocrat execs to board after investor changes

    SG appoints former Aristocrat execs to board after investor changes

    Scientific Games said it has appointed former Aristocrat CEO Jamie Odell as its executive chair and former Chief Financial Officer Toni Korsanos as executive vice chair in a boardroom reshuffle after a change in shareholders.
    SG introduces GM Atlas and ShuffleStar Continuous

    SG introduces GM Atlas and ShuffleStar Continuous

    GM Atlas, Scientific Games’ next-level progressive platform, ties together all of the best functions from the previous Game Manager 1 and Game Manager 2 platforms and adds much more.
    slot-machines

    More player space on casino floors likely to become permanent

    The increased space for players on gaming floors due to Covid-19 has been welcomed by clients and is likely to be a trend that is here to stay, executives from three of the world’s largest suppliers said on a panel at the Australasian Gaming Expo seminars.

    Scientific Games reports US$198 million net loss for Q2

    Gaming industry supplier Scientific Games reported on Thursday its financial results for the quarter ending June 30, noting that the firm suffered a US$198 million net loss in the period. Total revenues for the quarter amounted to US$539 million. The statement explained, “the company’s gaming and lottery revenue was negatively impacted by the Covid-19 disruptions […]

    Ronald Perelman mulls sale of Scientific Games stake

    Billionaire Ronald Perelman, a world-renown investor, and the largest shareholder of gaming supplier Scientific Games is considering a possible sale of his 39 percent stake in the company. According to a report from Bloomberg, this would be part of Perelman’s efforts to reposition his investment portfolio in the wake of the coronavirus, which was “pinched […]