Scientific Games has named Leigh Nissim as its Managing Director, B2B Interactive to lead Remote Game Server, SG Universe™ businesses.
Scientific Games Corporation has appointed Leigh Nissim as the Company’s Managing Director, B2B Interactive with responsibilities for overseeing the Company’s Remote Game Server (“RGS”) and SG Universe businesses.
Nissim, who will based in London with global responsibilities, brings extensive online gaming experience to this role, including proven expertise and success in overseeing sales, operations, account management, marketing, new market launches, product strategy, and forging new partnerships.
Scientific Games Group Chief Executive Barry Cottle said: “We are thrilled to welcome Leigh Nissim to the SG Interactive® team and look forward to leveraging his experience, passion, and business savvy to take our RGS and SG Universe business to the next level. We are confident that under his leadership, our B2B business will continue to grow at an accelerated rate as we focus on delivering an exceptional player experience through our leading library of online and mobile interactive games.”
Most recently, Nissim served as Chief Executive Officer of NEKTAN PLC and before that was IGT’s Interactive Global Commercial Director. Earlier in his career, Nissim held a number of high-level positions in the online gaming industry, including Global Commercial Director and UK Managing Director for SwiftStake Technologies, Commercial Director for GTECH G2 and Managing Director at St. Minver Ltd.
Commenting on his new position, Nissim said: “I’m delighted to join Scientific Games at an exciting time. The Interactive business has positive momentum, and I’m looking forward to leading the teams across our global business to contribute to the Company’s continued growth and success.”
Scientific Games Interactive RGS business has one of the broadest portfolios of licensed and original player-favorite content in the industry, with a library of more than 120 interactive games in 26 languages delivered in six regulated territories to more than 70 partners through the world.
In addition to this new appointment, Jordan Levin, who has been part of the Company’s Interactive leadership team since 2012, will now move into a full focus on corporate development, mergers and acquisitions, and driving key strategic initiatives for Scientific Games.