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Scientific Games appoints Jim Bombassei as investor relations VP 

Scientific Games Corporation has confirmed the appointment of Jim Bombassei as its new Senior Vice President of Investor Relations. 

The Nasdaq gambling technology group confirmed that Bombassei will serve as dual investor relations lead for its separately listed Scientific Games (SGMS) and SciPlay (SCPL) ventures.

Bombassei joins Scientific Games executive leadership team from US media and entertainment conglomerate Viacom, where he served as the firm’s VP of investor relations and group treasurer.

“We are excited to have Jim join our financial leadership team,” said Mike Eklund, Scientific Games Chief Financial Officer. “He brings significant investor relationships and corporate finance experience that will be a benefit to Scientific Games, SciPlay and our investor community.” 

Updating stakeholders, Scientific Games branded Bombassei as the optimal candidate to fulfil the job, highlighting his experience and track record at maintaining investor programs, capital markets activity and treasury operations for mass scale entertainment organisations.  

Bombassei commented: “Over the last year, Scientific Games has shown how it continues to deliver the games, products and technologies that operators and players want most right now. There’s a huge opportunity ahead for both Scientific Games and SciPlay to innovate for the future and continue to lead the industry across all platforms, including land-based and digital, sports betting and mobile gaming.” 

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