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Matt Wilson named Light & Wonder CEO

Light & Wonder has appointed Matt Wilson as its new President and CEO, and a member of the group’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.

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Wilson had served as Interim CEO since August 2022, previously serving as CEO of the company’s Gaming business.

“The Board of Directors unanimously determined that Matt is the right choice to lead Light & Wonder’s next chapter given his impressive track record, extensive industry experience and his pivotal role in transforming our business,” said Executive Chair of the Light & Wonder Board of Directors Jamie Odell.

“Matt has demonstrated impressive leadership, strategic vision and a passion for our business. He fully embodies the Light & Wonder culture rooted in embracing innovation, a player-first mentality and a deep commitment to performing and winning as a team. 

“The Board is confident in Matt’s ability to unlock the full potential of Light & Wonder as we enter this exciting next chapter.”

Wilson commented: “I am honoured that the board has put their trust in me to lead Light & Wonder as we work to capture the incredible opportunities ahead. I am excited to work with the best team in the business as we chart our cross-platform future.”

In connection with Wilson’s appointment, Light & Wonder has named Siobhan Lane, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Gaming, as its new CEO of Gaming.

Speaking of the appointment, Wilson commented: “I am very pleased to announce Siobhan Lane’s appointment as our Gaming CEO. Siobhan has played a pivotal role in helping me lead the Gaming business since joining the company in 2020, and her strong leadership and depth of experience have helped drive our success. 

“Siobhan has been critical to our efforts to reposition the business and is one of the most strategic and capable leaders I have had the pleasure of working alongside. I look forward to continuing to collaborate with Siobhan in this new role and am confident that under her leadership, our Gaming business is well-positioned for continued growth.”

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