Thursday October 18, 2012 : SCIENTIFIC GAMES CONSOLIDATES SUBSIDIARIES
 
Execution of one vision under single umbrella brand
 
Gaming solutions firm Scientific Games will consolidate its Barcrest, Games Media and The Global Draw subsidiaries under one umbrella.
 
The newly formed SG Gaming will be led by Steve Frater as executive Chairman, Ian Timmis as chief executive officer, Robert White as chief operating officer and Gareth Phillips as chief technology officer.
 
Headquartered in Feltham – London, with offices in Manchester and the Midlands, SG Gaming will also hold an international presence with offices in Puerto Rico and Mexico.
 
The four business sectors will continue to be led by existing managing directors Phil Horne at The Global Draw (UK LBO), Alex Stephens for Interactive, Michael Koch for international business and Chris Sullivan for pub, arcade and bingo (Barcrest and Games Media) reports InterGame.
 
“Now we are able to further combine their core strengths and expertise to create a powerful international force.  Our industry continues to evolve and we are committed to remaining at the forefront. By bringing the three businesses together under one division, we can expand our selection of world-class products, content and training for our customers which will ultimately benefit their players,” said Frater.
 
“We are driven to exceed the expectations of all our stakeholders, whether they are our employees, customers or the end consumer. By establishing one brand, we can all execute on one vision and offer a consistent experience across the business," he added.