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Scientific Games hunts for new CFO as Scott D Schweinfurth retires

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Scott D Schweinfurth

Gambling technology provider Scientific Games is on the lookout for a new CFO, following the announcement that Scott D Schweinfurth will retire  as Executive Vice President, Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer.

Updating company stakeholders, Scientific Games governance informed that it had appointed executive search firm Egen Zehnder to lead the appointment for Schweinfurth successor.

The Company plans to consider both internal and external candidates to fill the CFO position.

Schweinfurth is set to leave the firm, following its end of year audit. He will also work closely with Scientific Games governance as its searches for a successor in order to ensure a smooth transition

Scientific Games CEO Gavin Isaacs thanked Schweinfurth on behalf of the company

“I want to thank Scott for his leadership and significant contributions to our company. We look forward to an orderly and seamless transition of his responsibilities. I’ve known Scott for many years and having worked so closely with him during the last 18 months, I will miss his good humor and friendship. We wish him and his family all the best as he embarks on a new chapter in his life.” 

Schweinfurth commented on his time at Scientific Games

“I am privileged to have been part of the Scientific Games team, working alongside many talented people across our global organization. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my 20+ years in the gaming industry at Scientific Games, WMS and Bally, but now it’s time for me to retire. With the talented and experienced team we’ve built as we integrated our companies, I am confident that it is the right time to transition the Company’s financial leadership. I look forward to enjoying my retirement and spending more time with my family and friends.”

 

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