Scientific Games recruits tech-pro Doug Albregts as new Group Gaming lead

Doug Albregts

Nasdaq-listed industry technology group, Scientific Games Corporation (SGC), continues its executive management restructure, confirming the appointment of Doug Albregts as Executive Vice President (EVP) & Group Chief Executive Officer of SGC’s Gaming Division.

A mass-market US technology veteran, Albregts joins SGC’s executive team from Japanese multi-national firm Sharp Electronics, where he most recently served as Chief Executive of its North American division (2016-2018).

The executive appointment, sees Albregts replace Derik Mooberry as SGC Gaming CEO. The gambling technology group details that Mooberry will continue to serve the company as EVP of Strategic Projects.

Incoming SGC Group CEO Barry Cottle welcomed the appointment of Albregts

“Given Scientific Games’ diverse range of industry-leading products and services, we are very excited that we will be bringing Doug’s deep experience managing a wide range of high-tech businesses and driving innovation across product lines to lead the gaming division. Doug’s proven success at top-notch global technology companies will help us lead the industry in innovation and enable us to execute our growth strategies. I also want to acknowledge Derik Mooberry for his service and leadership at our company and within our industry. We’re looking forward to continuing to work with him,”

Taking leadership of SGC Gaming, Albregts will be tasked with the overall performance of the firm’s land-based gaming units, which consists of the core gambling assets of Bally, Bally Technologies, WMS Gaming, Shuffle Master and Scientific Games.

“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,” said Doug Albregts.

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