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28.2.2017

Erwin Horak joins NOVOMATIC as Lottery consultant

Erwin-Horak-2Erwin Horak, long-standing president of the Bavarian State Lottery, Chairman of the GlücksSpirale Committee, as well as the former leader of German lottery association Deutscher Lotto- und Totoblock (DLTB), will be providing future support as a consultant for the NOVOMATIC Group.

With decades of expertise and experience in the lottery business, Horak will act as a consultant to NOVOMATIC. Among other things, Horak will support NOVOMATIC Lottery Solutions GmbH in the areas of Business Development and Customer Development. Commenting on his appointment, Harald Neumann, Chairman of the NOVOMATIC board, said: “As reflected in our successes in Estonia and Greece, Lottery technology and services are of increasing strategic importance to us. With the valuable contributions of Erwin Horak we will gain an important impetus in our cooperation with state-licensed lotteries.”

Erwin Horak added: "After my active work at LOTTO Bayern, I am very much looking forward to contributing my knowledge and experience to the NOVOMATIC Group. Lotteries are increasingly under competitive pressure and require innovative, modern and open solutions, such as the solutions developed and offered by NOVOMATIC Lottery Solutions. I am committed and convinced that NOVOMATIC has a good range of products. I find it very positive that this new offer will also increase the competition within the German lottery market. I would like to make a contribution to it."