Appointed the New Board of Directors of NOVOMATIC Italia
NOVOMATIC Italia announces a new Board of Directors, already fully operative. Some confirmations and a new entry: the Italian Board of Directors of the Austrian multinational is composed of skilled professionals who have followed, in the recent years, the development of NOVOMATIC in Italy, as well as experts in the gaming industry.
Karl Plank, formerly CEO of Allstar, historical entrepreneur and protagonist of Italian gaming, enters the Board with the designation as COO (Chief Operating Officer) of NOVOMATIC Italia, he manages the Operation activities.
Franco Sergio Rota, the promoter of the Group's entry in Italy in 2007, has been confirmed as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Also Olga Rodrigo has been confirmed as CEO (Chief Executive Officer); Olga has a deep knowledge of the European gaming market having held, among the rest, the position as CFO in the subsidiary NOVOMATIC Spain. For Markus Buechele it’s a confirmation as NOVOMATIC Italia CFO (Chief Financial Officer), a position which he has covered for years and fundamental in order to develop the business in a central market like Italy. Bartlomiej Czapkiewicz completes the board, almost two years after his first BoD appointment, as CTO (Chief Technical Officer), Bartlomiej is a member of the Board of Directors of the Austrian parent company where he is CSO (Chief Systems Officer).
The five-member structure of the Board of Directors of NOVOMATIC Italia meets the new strategy and consequent organization needs. The Group wants to approach a program of business development in Italy. The new structure is aligned with the multinational nature of the Group, it is structured in order to face the complexity of the market challenges and to preserve its leadership in every possible situation.