Novomatic Group AG’s Australian gaming machine manufacturer and supplier Ainsworth Game Technology (Ainsworth), has confirmed the appointment of Lawrence Levy as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
The appointment, sees Ainsworth complete its 6-month executive search to find the leadership replacement of long-term CEO incumbent Danny Gladstone, who last September announced his pending departure set for June 2019.
A seasoned industry executive in gaming operations and international development, Lawrence Levy has formerly served as Novomatic Group Vice President of Group Sales.
Furthermore, during his ten-year executive tenure at Novomatic, Levy led casino and area management divisions for South and Central America operations as a VP and Regional General Manager.
Updating investors, Ainsworth Executive Chairman Graeme Campbell commented on the appointment of Levy – “I am confident that Lawrence will further assist the company to achieve its strategies to become a leading provider of innovative gaming technology to the global market”.
In its update, Ainsworth confirms that Levy’s appointment will be made effective from 1 July 2019. In its update, Ainsworth governance further confirms that Danny Gladstone will continue to act as a corporate advisor.