IGT Leaders Honored at 2021 Women in Gaming Diversity Awards
Jennifer Bowman won “Outstanding Contribution” award and Shondra Deloach-Perea won “Innovation in Employee Engagement” award in 11th annual global awards program
LONDON – Sept. 17, 2021 – International Game Technology PLC (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) announced today that two of its leaders were recently recognized in the 2021 Women in Gaming Diversity Awards. The 11th annual awards program rewards and recognizes individuals and organizations for outstanding devotion to enhancing equality, diversity and inclusion.
Jennifer Bowman, IGT Senior Director EMEA and LAC Marketing, Gaming, was honored with the “Outstanding Contribution” award. With more than 20 years’ experience in the gaming industry, Bowman has held various leadership roles spanning compliance, product management, event production, sales enablement and marketing. As an advocate for the advancement of women in the workplace, Bowman is the IGT ambassador to the U.K. chapter of The United Nations Global Compact —Target Gender Equality program and frequently speaks at industry events where she shares insights acquired throughout her lengthy career in the gaming industry.
IGT Vice President Field Services, Call Center & Technology Operations, Shondra Deloach-Perea was honored with the “Innovation in Employee Engagement” award. With a 13-year career in the gaming industry that spans the regulator and supplier sides of the business, Deloach-Perea is a proven leader, diversity and inclusion champion and an advocate of “the power of we.” In addition to her duties as a global IGT executive, Deloach-Perea is a hands-on advisor who is involved in many IGT-led employee engagement programs such as: the Global Diversity & Inclusion Council; the Women’s Inclusion Network (WIN with IGT) (former co-chair); NexGen diversity and inclusion group (sponsor); IGT Las Vegas Leadership Council (member); and member of the company’s talent retention and acquisition program that prioritizes underrepresented dimensions of diversity and inclusion.
“I’ve had the opportunity to work with Jennifer Bowman and Shondra Deloach-Perea for several years now and both individuals are experts in their fields, genuinely care about their colleagues and leverage their skills and passions for the advancement of IGT and others,” said Renato Ascoli, IGT CEO Global Gaming. “IGT is fortunate to have employees as talented and committed as Jennifer and Shondra, and I am grateful to see the Women in Gaming Diversity Awards recognize them for their contributions to IGT and beyond.”
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