Lawrence Levy was appointed CEO of Ainsworth Game Technology Limited on July 1, subject to necessary regulatory approvals. Prior to this appointment, Levy has held senior positions within the gaming industry over a successful career spanning 37 years. His industry experience comprises of all areas in casino operations, sales and management; living and working in 19 countries across Europe, North and East Africa, Latin America, ex-Russian states and now Australia. Most recently, he held the position of vice president global sales for Novomatic AG Austria.

"I am both delighted and motivated to be given the opportunity to guide Ainsworth, a world-renowned provider of gaming technology, into its next phase of development," said Lawrence. "The legacy that Len Ainsworth and Danny Gladstone built is a great platform for me to start from. I am confident that my years in this industry, both as operator and supplier, will serve to support the innovations and developments needed to further grow our market share worldwide.”

Further noting, Danny Gladstone, outgoing CEO, will remain on the board at AGT as a non-executive director and will commence this new role from July 1. Ainsworth looks forward to continuing to utilize Gladstone’s vast industry experience and strong customer relationships as a non-executive director. He will also assist with the orderly transition of the new CEO.

“We are pleased to welcome Lawrence to his new role as CEO," said Graeme Campbell, Ainsworth Chairman. "Under his leadership we look forward to Ainsworth strengthening its position as a major provider of innovative gaming technology to the global market.

“On the behalf of Ainsworth, the board and shareholders, we would like to acknowledge and thank Danny for his ongoing contributions to Ainsworth. Danny’s strategies to build our presence in the Americas, grow our recurring revenues, invest in innovation, and forge a strategic partnership with Novomatic have strengthened AGT and have built the foundations for future growth.”