Scientific Games has announced that its Vice Chairman, Gavin Isaacs, has stepped down from the role. The company revealed this week that Isaacs resigned his position on 3 December, but will remain with SG as a consultant until the end of the year.
The 54-year-old, considered one of the gaming industry’s leading executives, took on the role of Vice Chairman in 2016 after being replaced by Kevin Sheehan as CEO. He was previously CEO of SHFL and Chief Operating Officer of Bally Technologies, where he oversaw the company’s merger with Scientific Games in 2014.
Speaking with the Las Vegas Review-Journal this week. Isaacs said he was “not retiring, just time for a change.
“I am planning what my next steps will be. I am committed to getting back into the gaming industry, which I love. Not exactly sure in what capacity yet,” he said.