Scientific Games has announced that Steve Beason has brought his 40 years’ experience in the industry to the executive team.
Beason becomes the president digital and sports betting for the company and it is a return to SG for Beason, who was previously enterprise chief technology officer and president of the lottery systems group between 2005 and 2016.
Recently he was group CTO for Inspired Entertainment. Beason has also spent seven years as CTO for the Hong Kong Jockey Club and was for 12 yeas at GTech, where he was vice-president of software.
Said Pat McHugh, SG CEO: “Steve’s experience and hands-on team approach make him a perfect fit to complement our executive leadership team.
“He’ll add immediate value across our technology, operations, content and services offerings with a global view on commercially developing our business.
“Under Steve’s leadership, as we continue to accelerate growth, our digital product innovation will enhance each of our existing product lines, expanding play and promotion of lottery games.”