CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Search Solution Group would like to congratulate Shawn Noble on accepting the position of Chief Technology Officer for Scientific Games Interactive, a division of $7.7 billion dollar corporate giant Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS).
Search Solution Group, the region's premier executive search and recruiting firm specializing in C-Suite headhunting, is pleased to report on the successful placement of the new CTO. Scientific Games Interactive maintains an aggressive and innovative start-up company culture and enjoys the financial backing and resources that Scientific Games Corporation provides. The combination of large company resources and start-up agility gives SG Interactive a competitive advantage in the fast paced iGaming industry.
The company is headquartered in Chicago IL and has roots in player-driven innovation dating back to WMS Industries founder Harry Williams' invention of the "Tilt" mechanic for pinball games in the 1940's . Search Solution Group's seasoned executive search team established the exclusive partnership with Scientific Games, based on their track-record of success with similar engagements, to fill the CTO position with an individual who could propel their technology strategies as the company continues to grow.
"Shawn is a few weeks into his new role and is really embracing the challenge. We are looking forward to his contributions and are very excited to have him on the team."
Shawn Noble assumed his new role effective July 11, 2016. Scientific Games will rely on Noble to provide leadership and strategic organizational direction, as well as the development of innovative technology roadmaps and ensuring the acquisition/utilization of the most appropriate software that effectively aligns with the company's long-term goals. Noble's 10 years of experience in senior executive IT management at large national firms should be instrumental in contributing to the continued growth of the company, which impressively enough has already achieved the milestone of surpassing $250 million in annual revenue.
The search efforts were spearheaded by Search Solution Group's Recruiting Leader Jenni McHugh and Director of Strategic Accounts Jessyca Shuttleworth. Their thorough understanding of Scientific Game's target profile and in-depth prospecting strategy are credited with the successful placement.
"We knew from our research and lengthy discussions with both parties that this would be a terrific match. We had no doubt that we had found the perfect candidate for the role"
Director of Strategic Accounts
Search Solution Group
Noble has 15+ years of IT experience, with over a decade specifically within the iGaming space. He was a former Vice President iGaming Technology, Vice President IT Operations, and Senior DIrector IT Operations, where he directly managed IT departments, integrated Agile/Scrum practices, and provided technical business direction. Noble's decision to accept the position with Scientific Games Interactive is very exciting and we at Search Solution Group wish him the best!
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