IGT’s VP of Business And Strategic Initiatives Resigns

Walter Bugno, executive vice president of new business and strategic initiatives at International Game Technology (IGT), has resigned.

Bugno resigned to “pursue a new professional opportunity,” according to an IGT release, but will remain in his current role until May 14, 2021.

The statement continued: “Following Mr Bugno’s departure, IGT new business responsibilities will be divided among the Global Lottery and Global Gaming business units.

“Responsibilities for strategic initiatives will be assumed by the IGT Strategy and Corporate Development support function.”

Previous positions

Prior to becoming executive vice president of new business and strategic initiatives, Bugno was the chief executive officer of the International region, where he was in charge of the region’s management and strategic growth. He was in charge of the company’s lottery, gambling, and digital divisions in the Middle East, Latin America, and the Caribbean, among other places.

Marca Sala, CEO of IGT, said: “I would like to thank Walter for his accomplishments over the course of more than ten years of senior leadership at IGT. His efforts have made meaningful contributions to the strength of our global leadership.

“At every stage of his time with IGT, Walter successfully engaged teams across multiple regions, built significant customer relationships, fostered continued talent development and championed innovation throughout his organisation. On behalf of everyone at IGT, I wish Walter well in his future endeavours.”