Marco Sala has served on the IGT PLC board of directors and as Chief Executive Officer of IGT PLC since April 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Sala served as Chief Executive Officer of GTECH S.p.A. (formerly Lottomatica Group) since April 2009. Since joining GTECH S.p.A. as Co-General Manager in 2003, Mr. Sala has been a member of the board of directors. In August 2006, he was appointed Managing Director with responsibility for the Company’s Italian Operations and other European activities. He was named Chief Executive Officer of GTECH S.p.A. in April 2009 with responsibility for overseeing all of the Company’s segments, including the Americas, International, Italy, and Products and Services.Before joining the Company, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Buffetti, Italy’s leading office equipment and supply retail chain. Prior to Buffetti, Mr. Sala served as Head of the Italian Business Directories Division for SEAT Pagine Gialle. He was later promoted to Head of Business Directories with responsibility for a number of international companies, such as Thomson (Great Britain), Euredit (France), and Kompass (Italy). Earlier in his career, he worked as Head of the Spare Parts Divisions at Magneti Marelli (a Fiat Group company) and soon after he became Head of the Lubricants Divisions. Additionally, he held various marketing positions at Kraft Foods. Mr. Sala graduated from Bocconi University in Milan, majoring in Business and Economics.