Laura Probert has been chosen by Scientific Games’ Digital team as the new Chief People Officer, coming from the WPP company where she worked as VP Talent.
SG lauded Probert’s wealth of expertise in delivering “successful” solutions for people and community, confirming her nomination. She is expected to bring an increased emphasis on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) around the business as the new CPO.
Probert will assume responsibility for the HR role of the Digital Business Unit and will report to Group CEO Jordan Levin and Eileen Moore Johnson, Global CHRO of Science Games.
Probert, praising the appointment, commented: “I’m excited to be joining the digital team at Scientific Games. The company has a strong reputation within the betting and gaming industry and I’m excited to work alongside so many talented and forward-thinking individuals.”
Probert held a range of senior positions at Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment before joining SG. She was responsible for performance and workforce management, employer identity and the employer value proposition in her last role as Global Head of Employee and Organisation Growth.
Levin added: “Laura’s extremely experienced in HR management having worked with some of the world’s leading brands and will be a fantastic addition to our team.
“Our people continue to drive the transformation of our technology and products and their well-being has always been one of our key priorities. Laura has exceptional experience in this area and a passion for putting diversity, inclusion and people performance at the heart of business strategy.”