Gianmario Tondato da Ruos
Gianmario Tondato da Ruos has served on the IGT PLC board of directors since April 2015, and is Chair of the Compensation Committee. Prior to April 2015, Mr. Tondato da Ruos served as a Lead Independent Director of GTECH S.p.A. (formerly Lottomatica Group) from 2006 to April 2014. Mr. Tondato da Ruos has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Autogrill S.p.A. since April 2003. He joined Autogrill Group in 2000, and moved to the United States to manage the integration of the North American subsidiary HMSHost and successfully implemented a strategic refocusing on concessions and diversification into new business sectors, distribution channels and geographies.
Mr. Tondato da Ruos is Chairman of HMSHost Corporation, Chairman of World Duty Free S.p.A., and director of World Duty Free Group S.A.U. He has been a director of Autogrill since March 2003, and sits on the advisory board of Rabo Bank (Hollande).
Mr. Tondato da Ruos graduated with a degree in economics from Ca’Foscari University of Venice.