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Scientific Games board appoints new director

Kneeland C. Youngblood has been elected as a director of supplier Scientific Games.

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Youngblood will serve on the compensation committee and work on the compliance committee of the board.

Youngblood is a founding partner and Chairman of Pharos Capital Group, a private equity firm that invests in the healthcare and business sectors.

He also serves as a director for Mallinckrodt plc, a company that focuses on specialty pharmaceuticals.

The new director is also a trustee of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Barry Cottle, CEO of Scientific Games, said: “We are pleased that the board elected Kneeland as a new director.

“He brings valuable experience in business, operations and strategy to our team. We look forward to Kneeland's contributions as we continue to drive growth in our core business and take advantage of new opportunities to engage players and bring value to our customers." 

 

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