IGT announces resignation of Walter Bugno

IGT, resignation, Walter Bugno

International Game Technology announced that Walter Bugno, executive vice president of new business and strategic initiatives, has resigned to pursue a new professional opportunity. Mr. Bugno will continue in his current position until May 14, 2021.

“I would like to thank Walter for his accomplishments over the course of more than 10 years of senior leadership at IGT. His efforts have made meaningful contributions to the strength of our global leadership,” said IGT CEO Marco Sala. “At every stage of his time with IGT, Walter successfully engaged teams across multiple regions, built significant customer relationships, fostered continued talent development, and championed innovation throughout his organization. On behalf of everyone at IGT, I wish Walter well in his future endeavors.”

Following Mr. Bugno’s departure, IGT’s new business responsibilities will be divided among the Global Lottery and Global Gaming business units. Responsibilities for strategic initiatives will be assumed by the IGT Strategy and Corporate Development support function.

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