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Oliver Chow assumes role as permanent Light & Wonder CFO

Light & Wonder has officially named Oliver Chow as its EVp, CFO and Treasurer following his successful tenure as Interim CFO since August 2023.

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Chow, with over 15 years of experience in entertainment and gaming leadership, previously held the position of SVP of Corporate Finance within the company.

With regard to Chow’s performance during his interim role, Matt Wilson, CEO of Light & Wonder, said: “After a thorough search by the Board and the leadership team, I’m pleased to appoint Oliver as our CFO. Over the last four months, we’ve all been impressed with Oliver’s ability to seamlessly step into the role of CFO.

“With more than 15 years of entertainment and gaming leadership experience and deep financial expertise, Oliver was the candidate best positioned to lead us forward. His attention to detail, combined with his willingness to take on a wider variety of challenges within the organisation with ease, has made us resolute in our decision.”

Before joining Light & Wonder in October 2022, Chow spent five years in senior finance positions at Aristocrat, culminating in his role as CFO. His financial acumen was further honed through various roles at Universal Pictures, Deluxe Entertainment Services and JPMorgan Chase. Additionally, Chow currently serves as Board Treasurer at United Way of Southern Nevada.

In response to his new role at Light & Wonder, Chow noted: “It is a privilege to be appointed as Light & Wonder’s CFO. I’m excited to work with the company’s leadership and Board to execute on our clear strategy and build on our strong financial profile.

"I am looking forward to supporting the organisation to further enable growth, margin expansion and financial execution.”

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