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26.4.2018

NLS APPOINTS NEW MANAGEMENT TEAM!

Together the new Executive Management Team will oversee the execution of NLS' mission to transform and disrupt the lottery industry

Publication Date: April 26, 2018

NOVOMATIC Lottery Solutions (NLS), a modern full service lottery supplier, announces changes to its Executive Management Team. For personal reasons, Frank Cecchini is stepping down from the role of Chief Executive Officer of NLS. Frank Cecchini will facilitate the transition in the upcoming months.

Jakob Rothwangl, who currently is the company‘s Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director, and has been working for the NOVOMATIC Group for 10 years, has taken over the role of NLS‘ Chief Executive Officer in addition to his other duties.

„We would like to thank Frank for his dedication towards NLS. His passion for the industry, coupled with the innovative spirit of our teams, built a strong brand that is transforming the lottery industry.” said Jakob Rothwangl.
„NOVOMATIC Lottery Solutions remains fully committed to providing innovative products, engaging games and state-of-the-art technology to the lottery market. While NLS continues to be a stable partner to its customers and suppliers worldwide, it looks to the future and how lotteries can be freed from the constraints of legacy technology.” said Thomas Schmalzer.

The NLS' Executive Management Team now comprises of Jakob Rothwangl as the CEO and CFO, NLS' Chief Technology Officer Manuel Bauer and Thomas Schmalzer, who was recently appointed as the Chief Operating Officer and second Managing Director of NLS. Thomas has been working for the NOVOMATIC Group for around 2 years and brings over 12 years of experience in international management and business development.

Together the new Executive Management Team will oversee the execution of NLS' mission to transform and disrupt the lottery industry.

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Jakob Rothwangl   

CEO, CFO , Managing Director         

Thomas-Schmalzer

Thomas Schmalzer 

COO , Managing Director

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Manuel Bauer

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