As Chairperson of IGT Global Solutions Corporation, the primary operating subsidiary for the U.S. lottery business, Robert Vincent represents the Company when interacting with global customers, current and potential partners, and government officials. He also serves as a senior counselor to IGT Chief Executive Officer Marco Sala and the rest of IGT's senior leadership team.
Previously, Mr. Vincent served as Executive Vice President for Administrative Services and External Relations of IGT PLC. He oversaw global external and internal corporate communications, media relations, branding, and social responsibility programs. He also led a centralized Administrative Services organization that included information security, global procurement, real estate/facilities, food services, environmental health and safety, and facility security and monitoring. In addition, he was involved in selected business development projects, and supported activities in compliance, investor relations, marketing communications, and government relations. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Public Affairs for IGT PLC.
Before April 2015, Mr. Vincent had been affiliated with GTECH S.p.A. for more than 20 years, having served as an external consultant; as Vice President of Business Development for Dreamport, GTECH’s former gaming and entertainment subsidiary; and as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Public Affairs for GTECH S.p.A.
Before joining the Company, he was a senior partner at RDW Group, a regional advertising and public relations company in Rhode Island. He also held senior policy and administrative positions with Rhode Island-based governments, including the Governor’s Office, Secretary of State’s Office, and the Providence Mayor’s Office. In addition, he has staffed community and government affairs efforts at Brown University in Providence.
Active in the community, Mr. Vincent serves on the Boards of the University of Rhode Island Foundation, Rhode Island Hospital Foundation, Family Service of Rhode Island, and the URI Harrington School of Communication.
Mr. Vincent received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Rhode Island.