NEW YORK, April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired Entertainment, Inc. ("Inspired") (NASDAQ: INSE) today announced that it has appointed Mr. Brooks H. Pierce as Senior Vice President, North America. Mr. Pierce joins Inspired with over 25 years of experience in the gaming industry. Most recently, he was Managing Director of Aristocrat Technology's Americas Group, a $700 million division of that leading gaming supplier. Prior to Aristocrat, he spent several years at Scientific Games as President, North American Gaming and Chief Revenue Officer, WMS Gaming Group.
"I have known Brooks professionally for over 25 years and have worked with him closely for much of that period," said Inspired Executive Chairman, Lorne Weil. "He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will be invaluable to Inspired as we seek to build upon our successes in the North American market."
"I'm delighted to welcome Brooks to the Inspired executive team," said Luke Alvarez, President and CEO, Inspired. "Inspired's Virtual Sports are already licensed and live in New Jersey and Nevada and will be going live with the Michigan Lottery soon. We look forward to announcing new US deals and to the launch of 1st Down Football later in the year." Mr. Alvarez concluded, "Brooks will play a key role in making Inspired a leader in the next generation of North American gaming and lottery products, and we welcome him to Inspired."
About Inspired Entertainment, Inc.
Inspired is a global games technology company, supplying Virtual Sports, Mobile Gaming and Server Based Gaming systems with associated terminals and digital content to regulated lottery, betting and gaming operators around the world. Inspired currently operates approximately 30,000 digital gaming terminals and supplies its Virtual Sports products through more than 40,000 retail channels and over 100 websites, in approximately 35 gaming jurisdictions worldwide. Inspired employs approximately 800 employees in the UK and elsewhere, developing and operating digital games and networks.
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