SciPlay names Light & Wonder’s Jim Bombassei as executive VP and CFO

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Light & Wonder subsidiary SciPlay has appointed Jim Bombassei as executive vice president, chief financial officer and secretary, effective as of 1 December 2022.

As CFO, Bombassei will oversee the company’s financial operations and partner with the leadership team as well as the business units on strategy and driving growth and value creation.

Bombassei currently serves as senior vice president of investor relations at Light & Wonder.

SciPlay CEO Josh Wilson said: “SciPlay’s objective is to become the number one mobile gaming company in the world, and we are very excited to have Jim on board as we execute on our vision and continue to grow and expand.”

He added that “Jim is an accomplished and strategic financial executive with extensive global experience and a demonstrated track record of success across multiple industries”.

SciPlay CEO Josh Wilson: “Jim is an accomplished and strategic financial executive with extensive global experience and a demonstrated track record of success across multiple industries.”

“He brings a broad perspective to SciPlay with his keen understanding of the investment community, capital markets and value creation. As we advance on our strategy, Jim is the right leader for SciPlay’s finance organisation,” he said.

Bombassei has more than 25 years of experience in investor relations and corporate finance roles.

Prior to Light & Wonder, he held multiple senior positions during his 20+ year tenure at global media and entertainment company Paramount Global, including senior vice president, treasurer & investor relations.

He began his career in Ernst & Young’s audit practice and is a former certified public accountant in the state of New York.

“I am thrilled to join SciPlay at this pivotal time for the company,” Bombassei commented.

“Drawn by the company’s strong culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence, I see a compelling opportunity to drive significant growth and shareholder value and I look forward to partnering with Josh and the entire team to unlock SciPlay’s full potential,” he added.

Daniel O’Quinn, who currently serves as interim CFO and secretary, will continue in this role until Bombassei joins in December.

O’Quinn will then continue leading SciPlay’s finance and accounting teams as vice president finance.

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