As Executive Vice President for Administrative Services and External Relations of IGT PLC, Robert Vincent is responsible for overseeing global external and internal corporate communications, media relations, branding, and social responsibility programs. Additionally, he leads a centralized Administrative Services organization that includes information security, global procurement, real estate/facilities, food services, environmental health and safety, and facility security and monitoring. He is also involved in selected business development projects, as well as support activities in compliance, investor relations, marketing communications, and government relations. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Public Affairs for IGT PLC.
Prior to 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 Family Service of Rhode Island Board of Directors, Hasbro Children’s Hospital Advisory Board, the URI Foundation Executive Committee, and the URI Harrington School of Advisory Board. He is an Emeritus Trustee of Trinity Repertory Company.
Mr. Vincent received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Rhode Island.