GTECH AND IGT ARE BECOMING ONE

A Winning Combination

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GTECH, the largest global lottery business, and IGT, the world leader in the gaming equipment space, are merging to create the world's leading end-to-end gaming company. By adopting the IGT name and GTECH's visual identity, we're melding two iconic brands into one. Together, we'll be uniquely positioned to provide the government-sponsored and commercial gaming industry with proven solutions across the entire continuum of products and channels.

By combining our resources, expertise, and experience, we will help grow and shape the future of our industry. Through a combination of new technology and innovative content, we will be a valuable partner to customers the world over, delivering exciting gaming experiences – commercial gaming, lottery, interactive, and social – through every channel, including retail, web, and mobile.

Best-in-class content. Expert insight on convergence. Industry-leading R&D. Superior financial strength. The most efficient manufacturing in the industry. The most flexible, secure, and robust systems on the market. New gaming possibilities for anytime, anywhere. A bold, player-centric vision of the future. All driven by our Customer First focus – a commitment that continues as a core value. Stay tuned as we share more details of our Winning Combination in the weeks to come.

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Corporate Governance

Management Team

Patti S. Hart

Chief Executive Officer
PhotoPatti S. Hart has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since April 2009 and has served on the Company’s board of directors since June 2006. She is currently a member of the Executive Committee. Ms. Hart also served as President of the Company from April 2009 until July 2011. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Hart served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of each of Pinnacle Systems Inc. from 2004 to 2005, Excite@Home Inc. from 2001 to 2002, and Telocity Inc. from 1999 to 2001. Ms. Hart also held various positions at Sprint Corporation, including President and Chief Operating Officer, Long Distance Division, where she gained extensive leadership and management experience. Ms. Hart also has valuable corporate governance experience having served on numerous public company boards, including Yahoo! Inc. (2010 2012), LIN TV Corp. (2006 2009), Spansion Inc. (2005 2008), and Korn/Ferry International Inc. (2000 2009). She currently serves on the board of the American Gaming Association which enables her to offer valuable insights into gaming industry trends and issues. Ms. Hart earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Economics from Illinois State University.

Paul C. Gracey

General Counsel and Secretary
PhotoPaul C. Gracey, Jr. has served as General Counsel and Secretary of the Company since September 2012. Prior to joining the Company, from 2002 to 2011, Mr. Gracey held various positions at Nicor Inc., a utility and shipping holding company, including Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary (2006 2011) and Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary (2002 2006). Prior to 2002, Mr. Gracey held general counsel positions at Midwest Generation (a subsidiary of Edison Mission Energy) and Edison Mission Energy Limited. Mr. Gracey currently serves on the board of trustees of the International Association of Gaming Advisors. Mr. Gracey earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

Eric P. Tom

Executive Vice President Global Sales
PhotoEric P. Tom has served as Executive Vice President Global Sales of the Company since June 2012. From July 2009 to June 2012, Mr. Tom held various positions at the Company, including Executive Vice President North America Sales and Global Marketing (2009 2010), Chief Operating Officer (2010 2011) and Executive Vice President North America Sales and Global Services (2011 2012). Prior to joining the Company, from 2007 to 2009, Mr. Tom was Vice President, Corporate & Business Development and Strategic Alliances of Force10 Networks, a global technology company. Prior to 2007, Mr. Tom held various positions at Broadband Interactive TV, Qwest Communications, and Sprint Corporation. Mr. Tom earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Hawaii and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California Berkeley with an emphasis in corporate finance.

John Vandemore

Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
PhotoJohn Vandemore has served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company since February 2012. From November 2013 to May 2014, Mr. Vandemore also served as Executive Vice President Emerging Businesses. Prior to joining the Company, from 2007 to 2012, Mr. Vandemore served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Walt Disney Imagineering, a division of The Walt Disney Company, a global entertainment company. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Vandemore served as Vice President and Director, Operations Planning & Analysis of The Walt Disney Company. Prior to 2005, Mr. Vandemore held various positions at AlixPartners, Goldman Sachs and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Vandemore earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.