Scientific Games Corporation has announced that Doug Albregts will join the company as the EVP and Group CEO of the Gaming Division. Derik Mooberry is to become EVP for Strategic Projects.
Albregts joins Scientific Games from Sharp Electronics Corporation of America, where he held numerous senior executive level positions. He served as President, CEO of Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, as well as President, CEO and Chairman of Sharp Electronics America. Albregts has also held executive management roles focused on enterprise growth in multinational digital technology companies such as American Express, NEC and Samsung.
“I am excited to join Scientific Games as Barry Cottle becomes the new CEO and all SG is poised to continue to lead the industry,” said Doug Albregts.
“My passion for driving innovation, promoting operational excellence and executive leadership skills, and experience developing cutting-edge commercial technology will enable me to hit the ground running, executing our growth strategies and continuing our momentum as a Company,” he added.
As Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Gaming Division, Albregts will oversee the firm’s product development, production, supply chain and sales of the Company’s Gaming products, systems and services. Albregts will replace Derik Mooberry, who will stay with the Company as EVP for Strategic Projects.
“Given Scientific Games’ diverse range of industry leading products and services, we are very excited that we will be bringing Doug’s deep experience managing a wide range of high-tech businesses and driving innovation across product lines to lead the gaming division,” said Barry Cottle, CEO, SG Interactive and incoming company CEO.
“I also want to acknowledge Derik Mooberry for his service and leadership at our company and within our industry. We’re looking forward to continuing to work with him,” added Cottle.