A. Lorne Weil

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A. Lorne Weil was the Chairman and CEO of Scientific Games Corporation.[1][2]

Early life and career

Weil was born in Ontario, Canada and graduated from Vaughan Road Collegiate.[3] He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto, his MS from the London School of Economics, and his MBA from Columbia Business School.[2][4]

Weil worked as a senior professional for Boston Consulting Group. He then worked as a VP for General Instrument. From 1979 to 1992, Weil was President of Lorne Weil Inc. He then joined Autotote as Chairman and CEO. In 2001, Autotote acquired Scientific Games Corporation and assumed its name.[5] Weil continued to serve as Chairman and CEO until 2008, when he stepped down from the Chairman position. He was then reappointed as CEO in 2010,[6] serving until 2013.[7]

Controversy

Weil sold $5.2m of Scientific Games shares days before it lost the New York Racing Association contract.[8]

References

  1. "Senior Management". Scientific Games. http://www.scientificgames.com/about/senior-management/. Retrieved Oct 25, 2013. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "A. Weil: Executive Profile & Biography". Businessweek. Archived from the original on October 9, 2012. http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/people/person.asp?personId=191085&ticker=SGMS. Retrieved Oct 25, 2013. 
  3. "Re-encountering Lorne Weil: A Narrative of Reinvention". Sandford Borins. July 29, 2010. http://www.sandfordborins.com/2010/07/29/re-encountering-lorne-weil-a-narrative-of-reinvention/. Retrieved December 31, 2014. 
  4. "Executive Q&A: Lorne Weil". Canadian Gaming Business. http://www.canadiangamingbusiness.com/ProfileLorneWeil.aspx. Retrieved December 31, 2014. 
  5. "Autotote buys Scientific". CNN. May 19, 2000. Archived from the original on October 21, 2012. http://money.cnn.com/2000/05/19/deals/autotote/. Retrieved Oct 25, 2013. 
  6. "A. Lorne Weil Profile". Forbes. Archived from the original on Feb 11, 2012. http://people.forbes.com/profile/a-lorne-weil/70465. Retrieved Oct 25, 2013. 
  7. "David L. Kennedy Appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games". marketwatch.com. 19 November 2013. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/david-l-kennedy-appointed-as-president-and-chief-executive-officer-of-scientific-games-2013-11-19?reflink=MW_news_stmp. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  8. "Weil sold shares of Scientific Games days before losing NYRA contract". Thoroughbred Times. June 16, 2004. Archived from the original on Dec 30, 2011. http://web.archive.org/web/20111230185938/http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/national-news/2004/june/16/weil-sold-shares-of-scientific-games-days-before-losing-nyra-contract.aspx. 


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