Taylor Winfield Announces Two Placements at IGT

International Game Technology (IGT) announced that John Vandemore was appointed to Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, where he will lead worldwide finance operations for the company.

Vandemore is an experienced financial leader, most recently having served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Walt Disney Imagineering. At Disney, Vandemore oversaw the financial planning and management of all theme park, resort and cruise line development, and construction projects. Previously, he served in key roles with the Turnaround and Restructuring Services division of AlixPartners, the Mergers and Strategic Advisory Group at Goldman Sachs, and the Mergers and Acquisition Transaction Advisory Services at Deloitte & Touche. Vandemore, a CPA, earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters of Business Administration from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Taylor Winfield was charged with finding a talented and energetic financial leader who could provide global strategic leadership across all aspects of the company’s financial operations. Vandemore brings diverse experience to IGT with a proven track record of leading major companies through periods of growth, challenge and stability.

Joe Sigrist has joined International Game Technology (IGT) as its Senior Vice President of Product Management. In his new role, Sigrist will oversee the strategic and day-to-day operations of the company’s global product strategy.

Sigrist brings extensive general management and product development ownership experience to IGT. Most recently, Sigrist served as the Vice President and General Manager of Endpoints and Video Solutions at Avaya, Inc., where he led the business unit responsible for all of the company’s endpoint products, worth more than $700 million in annual revenue. Previously, he served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Video Solutions for Polycom, Inc., as a Business Advisor and Part-Time CEO at Meta Networks and as the President and CEO at Hammerhead Systems. Sigrist holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara University.

Taylor Winfield was tasked with finding an innovative and forward-thinking leader who would shape the future product roadmap for the company while maintaining IGT’s leadership in the gaming market. Sigrist has a long history of developing and executing product strategies that result in market success and consistent revenue growth.

IGT is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products, as well as online and mobile gaming solutions for regulated markets. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

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