Intralot confirms appointment of John R Donahue as USA MD

Athens-listed Lottery and gambling systems provider Intralot SA has confirmed the appointment of John R Donahue as Chief Executive Officer of its USA Division.

A thirty-year lottery and gaming veteran Donohue joins Intralot from competitor Scientific Games, where he acted as Managing Director of International Systems. Donohue has further held leadership positions at IGT and Sirius Gaming.

As MD of Intralot’s USA Division, Donahue will lead the division’s expansion of services and delivery of products for North America, a key growth market for the industry systems provider.

Intralot CEO Antonios I. Kerastaris has detailed the appointment of Donahue as a key hire for his firm’s long-term development strategy, stating

“I am thrilled to welcome John as CEO of INTRALOT Inc. His proven record of achievement and the breadth of his strategic horizon and thinking will be an amazing addition and asset for INTRALOT’s presence and business growth in North America which currently presents enormous opportunities for modernizing lotteries in a digital world. I look forward working with him.”

Donahue commented on joining Intralot “I am very excited to join a very innovative company like INTRALOT and I am very impressed by their accomplishments in the US market. INTRALOT has a fantastic customer portfolio and I look forward to building upon these relationships and expanding the business throughout the region.”

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