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  • Richard Haddrill
    Chief Executive Officer

    Richard Haddrill was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bally Technologies in May 2014 after serving as the Company’s Chairman of the Board since 2012. He had previously held the role of Chief Executive Officer of Bally Technologies, Inc. from 2004-2012 and had been an integral member of Bally’s Board of Directors since 2003.

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  • John Connelly
    Senior Vice President of Business Development and Interactive

    Connelly was named to his current position in November 2013. Connelly joined Bally Technologies in 2004 as Vice President of Governmental Markets, but was quickly promoted in 2005 to Vice President of International Sales. In 2011, Connelly was promoted again and named Vice President of Business Development. He currently oversees new business development and Bally’s Interactive Division.

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  • Neil P. Davidson
    Neil Davidson
    Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Treasurer, and Secretary

    Named Chief Financial Officer in August 2010, Neil P. Davidson served as Bally’s Chief Accounting Officer since May 2008. From 2006-2008, he held the position as the Company’s Vice President of Corporate Accounting. Prior to joining Bally, Davidson served as the Vice President of Finance for Multimedia Games, Inc., a gaming and systems company. He began his career working in the Houston office of KPMG, a global firm that provides audit, tax, and advisory services. At KPMG, Davidson held

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  • Adrian Halpenny
    Senior Vice President of Asia, Australia and Europe

    Halpenny was appointed President of SHFL entertainment Australasia office in October 2010. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Halpenny served as the Director of Operations since 2007 and has been in the electronics manufacturing industry for several years. Prior to joining SHFL entertainment, Mr. Halpenny held the position of General Manager, Startronics for five years and has also held operational leadership roles with ACL Automotive Components.

  • Bryan Kelly
    Bryan Kelly
    Senior Vice President of Technology

    As Senior Vice President of Technology, Bryan Kelly manages the research and development of new gaming technologies, features, and products. Before joining Bally in 2006, Kelly served as Director of Advanced Technology for Sierra Design Group, which Bally acquired in 2004. Prior to that, he was the Vice President of Engineering for Arcade Planet, a coin-operated amusement game manufacturer and operator of an online skill game portal. Kelly also served as Vice President of Engineering for Lazer

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  • Sridhar Laveti
    Senior Vice President of Customer Services

    Sridhar Laveti is Senior Vice President of Customer Service for Bally Technologies. Previously, he served as Vice President of Client Services and Support, where he oversaw and managed the Services and Support teams for the games and systems divisions. Since Laveti joined Bally in 2006, Systems Services revenue has grown from less than $10 million to more than $40 million, and the Systems Services team has grown from fewer than 100 employees to more than 500 employees.
     

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  • Katie Lever
    Katie Lever
    Senior Vice President and General Counsel

    Ms. Lever is responsible for all legal and regulatory matters related to Bally Technologies' multi-faced operations including management of its legal, intellectual property and compliance departments and providing strategic legal advice for the company’s international and iGaming business. She joined Bally from SHFL entertainment in 2014. 

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  • Derik Mooberry
    Senior Vice President of Games, Table-Game Products, and Interactive Research & Development

    Mooberry also oversees Bally’s business in Mexico and South America. Mooberry has filled several leadership roles at Bally, most recently as Senior Vice President of Games, and has nearly 20 years of industry experience.

     

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  • Robert Parente
    Senior Vice President of North American Sales and Corporate Marketing

    Robert J. Parente joined Bally Technologies in 2009 and previously held the position of Vice President of Canada, Europe and Corporate Accounts. He has 18 years of experience in the gaming industry as well as 12 years in the high-tech industry and is responsible for the overall sales management of the North American market and Corporate marketing. From 1996-2009, Parente held the position of Executive Vice President, Sales/Marketing and Business Development at Progressive Gaming International

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  • Srinivasan "Srini" Raghavan
    Senior Vice President of Human Resources, India, and South Africa

    Srini Raghavan previously held the position of Bally’s Senior Vice President of Asia-Pacific & Africa and Managing Director India, with overall responsibility for Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Africa, and the India Development Centers. He joined Bally in September 2005 with the responsibility of establishing Bally’s India Development Center. Srini has a varied and extensive experience across multiple organizations, including Manhattan Associates, Indian Institute of Technology Madras,

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  • Sethuram Shivashankar
    Senior Vice President of Systems Research & Development and Information Technology

    Sethuram Shivashankar oversees and manages Bally’s Systems Research & Development and Information Technology.  In this role, Shivashankar is responsible for the software development and product management of Bally Systems products and global Information Technology.  Prior to joining Bally in 2006, Shivashankar spent 13 years at Manhattan Associates, a supply chain planning and execution software solutions company. As one of the first 10 employees, Shivashankar helped drive the

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  • Arun Rajaraman
    Senior Vice President, Systems and iGaming R&D

    Arun Rajaraman joined Bally in March 2006 as the Director of Product Development for the Table Management Systems (TMS) product line. While at Bally, Arun also served as Vice President of Engineering.  He has over 15 years of experience in enterprise systems product development and currently the head of product development for Bally’ open systems and Windows® products based in Reno, Nevada since July 2009. Prior to July 2009 he served at the India Development Center, responsible for

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Board of Directors

  • Richard Haddrill
    Chief Executive Officer

    Richard Haddrill was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bally Technologies in May 2014 after serving as the Company’s Chairman of the Board since 2012. He had previously held the role of Chief Executive Officer of Bally Technologies, Inc. from 2004-2012 and had been an integral member of Bally’s Board of Directors since 2003.

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  • Robert L. Guido
    Robert L. Guido
    Director

    was appointed in December 2006.  Mr. Guido, who has been affirmatively determined by the Board of Directors to be an independent director, will also serve on the Company`s Audit Committee. He recently retired from Ernst & Young where he was Vice Chair and CEO of its Assurance and Advisory Practice where he was responsible for overall business strategy in dealings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

  • Michael Klayko
    Director

    Michael A. Klayko became a director in July 2014 and will also serve on the Company’s Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Klayko currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and as a member of the Compensation Committee of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Mr. Klayko also currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors and as a member of the Compensation Committee of PMC-Sierra, Inc. Mr. Klayko is the Chief Executive Officer of MKA Capital, LLC, an

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  • Josephine Linden
    Director

    became a director in April 2011. She is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Finance department of Columbia Business School and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. In addition, she serves as the financial advisor for HRH, the Prince of Wales Foundation, is a member of the Advance Australia Global Advisory Board, and is a principal of Linden Global Strategies, a wealth management advisory firm that is a registered investment advisory group, founded in 2011.

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  • W. Andrew McKenna
    Director

    became a director in April 2011. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee Chair of AutoZone, Inc. From March 2010 until September 2011, he was the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Georgia BioMass, LLC. He previously served as Lead Director and Audit Committee Chair for Danka, Inc. and President and Member of the Board of Directors of SciQuest.com Inc. Prior to that, McKenna held various positions with The Home Depot, Inc. and spent 16

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  • David Robbins
    David Robbins
    Chairman of the Board

    served as a director from July 1994 to September 1997, and as Chairman of the Board from February 1997 to September 1997. In December 1997, he was again elected to the Company’s board of directors and served as chairman until December 2010. He has practiced corporate and real estate law at various law firms and has managed investment partnerships for private investors with a focus in the healthcare industry.

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