Renato Ascoli

Renato Ascoli, Chief Executive Officer, Global Lottery

Mr. Ascoli is currently CEO, Global Lottery. This responsibility includes Global Lottery Sales and Operations, Global Lottery Product and Sales Development, and Global Lottery Technology and Support. Prior to his appointment as CEO Global Lottery, Mr. Ascoli served as CEO, Global Gaming. In that role, he held responsibility for Italy Gaming, Global Gaming Sales, Global Gaming Product Management, Global Gaming Studios, Global Manufacturing, Operations and Services including Global Gaming Technology. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Global Gaming, Mr. Ascoli served as CEO, North America of IGT. In this capacity, other than serving all North America customers, he held global responsibility for product development, manufacturing, product management, technology and delivery of all the Company’s portfolio outside Italy: gaming, digital, and lottery.

Prior to the formation of the Company, Mr. Ascoli served as General Manager of GTECH S.p.A. (IGT’s predecessor and formerly known as Lottomatica Group S.p.A. and Lottomatica S.p.A.) and President of GTECH Products and Services, where he was responsible for overseeing the design, development, and delivery of state-of-the-art platforms, products, and services. He supported all stages of the sales process, and provided marketing and technology leadership to optimize investment decisions. Prior to this role, Mr. Ascoli served as Head of Italian Operations. In this position, he was responsible for the strategic direction and operations of the Company’s Italian businesses. He joined GTECH S.p.A. in 2006 as Director of the Gaming division.

From 1992 to 2005, Mr. Ascoli worked for the national railway system Ferrovie dello Stato/Trenitalia, where he held roles of increasing responsibility including head of Administration, Budget, and Control of the Local Transport Division; head of Strategies, Planning, and Control of the Transport Area; and head of the Passengers Commercial Unit. In 2000, he was appointed Marketing Director of the Passengers Division, and later served as Director of Operations and Passengers Division. He also was head of International Development for Trenitalia. Earlier in his career, he led international marketing efforts for Fincentro Group - Armando Curcio Editore, where he was responsible for commercial development of the publishing assets of Fincentro Group. He was also responsible for defining the strategic and management assets of the many companies comprising Fincentro Group. Mr. Ascoli also served as a consultant to Ambrosetti Group, supporting the internationalization process (Spain, England, and U.S.A.).

Mr. Ascoli graduated from Bocconi University in Milan (Italy), majoring in Economics and Social Studies.