he appointment was made by the company’s board of directors during its quarterly meeting last December 16th.
"We are pleased to have David join our distinguished board," said TJ Matthews, IGT chairman and CEO. "His former board affiliations and extensive leadership experience in the computer technology industry along with his legal background should serve our company well."
Roberson is the senior vice president and general manager of the Storage Works Division of HP. He joined HP in 2007, and previously held the positions of president and CEO of Hitachi Data Systems Corporation. He worked in various management positions with Hitachi during his 26 years with the company including COO and CFO.
He has held nine board positions during his career and is a member of the State Bar of California. He received his law degree from Golden Gate University and received a bachelor’s degree in social ecology from UC Irvine.