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IGT elects two members to the company’s board

Slot machine giant International Game Technology named two new members to the Reno-based company’s board of directors.
Greg Creed, the president and chief concept officer for Taco Bell Corp., and Janice Chaffin, group president for the consumer business unit of Symantec Corp., were both elected Wednesday.
IGT Chief Executive Officer Patti Hart, in separate statements, said the two new board members bring different sets of expertise to the gambling equipment manufacturer.
"(Greg’s) expertise in branding and marketing initiatives with internationally recognized products will help drive our global transformation as a market-led company,” Hart said of Creed.
As for Chaffin, Hart said, "Janice’s deep knowledge and understanding of managing engineering, sales, marketing, strategy and business development teams will be an asset to the IGT Board and compliments the cross-functional team environment at IGT.”

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