Marzia Mastrogiacomo, Lottomatica Senior Vice President, Lotteries, Inducted Into the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame
LONDON, U.K. – Nov. 10, 2017 – International Game Technology PLC (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) announced that Marzia Mastrogiacomo, Senior Vice President, Lotteries, for IGT subsidiary, Lottomatica, has been inducted into the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2017. Mastrogiacomo was honored at the induction ceremony, which took place during Public Gaming Research Institute’s (PGRI) Lottery Expo on Oct. 26, in Atlanta, Georgia.
“Marzia has contributed significantly to Lottomatica’s growth by providing her expertise and ability in the continuous development of instant lotteries, making Italy’s instant-ticket game, Gratta e Vinci, one of the world's largest lotteries,” said Fabio Cairoli, Managing Director of Lottomatica. “With Gioco del Lotto, a very ancient game rooted in Italian culture, Marzia has been able to capture the potential for further development of the game, contributing to the introduction of important innovations that have strengthened its success. We are particularly honored and proud of Marzia’s induction into the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame, a recognition that rewards her constant commitment, professionalism, and passion for her work at Lottomatica.”
"I am honored to be recognized with membership in the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame,” said Marzia Mastrogiacomo. “I share this award with all of my very talented and passionate colleagues and team members, with whom the Italian lottery’s success has been built. I am also especially proud that Lottomatica and IGT contribute to the support of so many diverse projects that make a positive impact, including the recent restoration of Michelangelo’s world-famous statue of Moses in Rome and the innovative collaborations with public institutions that add educational and cultural value to our communities, families, and new generations.”
The Lottery Industry Hall of Fame was founded by the PGRI in 2005 as a means of honoring those who have done the most to make the lottery industry the great success that it is today. The recipients of this award are all a credit to the industry and join a select and distinguished group of world lottery professionals. Membership is reserved for lottery professionals who have promoted excellence and integrity throughout their careers. Each year, former inductees nominate and vote on the final recipients. In her current role, Mastrogiacomo is responsible for Lottomatica’s strategy, development, operations, and marketing for the Lotto and instant ticket businesses in Italy. From 2007 – 2012, Mastrogiacomo was Business Manager for Gratta e Vinci, and, subsequent to that, she served as Business Manager for the Italian Lotto game, Gioco del Lotto.
Prior to Lottomatica, she was Director of Strategic Marketing and Business Development for retail market services at Poste Italiane (Italian Post) S.p.A. From 2000 to 2003, she served as Head of Marketing in Italy and later as Marketing Director, Europe for Diners Club – Citigroup. Mastrogiacomo began her career at Procter & Gamble serving in various positions in the Marketing and Market Research departments. She holds a degree in Statistical and Actuarial Sciences from La Sapienza University in Rome.