Connie James has been named as a new executive vice-president of Scientific Games.


James becomes CFO, treasurer and corporate secretary from October 15, having served the group as CFO of the gaming business since January of last year.

The current CFO, Mike Eklund, will step down to pursue other opportunities but will stay with the company until James takes over.

CEO Barry Cottle said: “Since joining SG, Connie has helped lead the gaming business through the unprecedented disruptions caused by the pandemic and played a critical role in our strategic review and developing our vision to become the leading cross-platform global game company.”