In his new role, Rich will integrate IGT systems and games into one organization, a change that is reflective of our realization of the need to converge these two once separate worlds into one unified product offering," said TJ Matthews, IGT chairman and CEO. "Rich’s past experience makes him uniquely qualified to bring these two areas together to deliver exciting value-added network, game and customer service applications to our customers."
He joined IGT in 2003, when IGT acquired Acres Gaming, Inc. He served in various management roles with Acres Gaming since 1997 including president and COO. His prior work experiences include service as vice president for CDS and director of engineering for United Coin Machine.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
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