IGT appoints ‘trusted hand’ Fabio Celadon as M&A lead

The governance of New York listed gambling technology group IGT Plc has confirmed the promotion of Fabio Celadon to the position of Executive Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development.

An IGT executive since 2006, Celadon takes charge of IGT corporate development strategy having formerly served as Senior Vice President of Gaming Portfolio (2017-2019).

Celadon’s executive tenure at IGT has also seen him serve as Managing Director of China and as Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning.

The promotion will see Celadon work directly with IGT Group CEO Marco Sala, with the executive tasked with leading the firm’s wider M&A strategy related to target evaluations, deal coordination and management of external advisors.

Updating stakeholders, IGT governance backs the appointment of Celadon as the best man to lead IGT’s M&A strategy having worked across all core functions of the technology group’s global supply chain.

“Fabio Celadon is an important member of the senior leadership team at IGT,” said Sala. “I look forward to his continued contributions in this new role.”

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