AGS’ Julia Boguslawski Will Receive Two of Gaming Industry’s Top Awards During Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Next Week
· Boguslawski honored with Great Women of Gaming’s ‘Leadership’ Award; Named to 2018-2019 Class of ‘Emerging Leaders of Gaming 40 Under 40’
· Company’s Chief Marketing Officer, EVP of Investor Relations Credited with Helping Elevate Corporate Brand and Overseeing Launch of Robust Investor Relations Program Following Company’s IPO Earlier This Year
LAS VEGAS, October 4, 2018 – AGS (NYSE: AGS), a leading designer and supplier of electronic gaming machines, table products, and interactive solutions for the gaming industry, today announced that Julia Boguslawski, the Company’s Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Investor Relations, has received two of the gaming industry’s leading awards: Great Women of Gaming –Leadership and Emerging Leaders of Gaming 40 Under 40. She will accept both awards next week during the Global Gaming Expo at the Sands Expo® in Las Vegas.
The Great Women of Gaming Leadership award recognizes Boguslawski for being a leader with a proven track record and a high level of achievement, serving as a role model to other women in the gaming industry. Nominations were judged by an esteemed committee of 18 gaming leaders from across the industry.
Boguslawski was also named to the 2018-2019 class of the Emerging Leaders of Gaming (“ELG”) and is being recognized as an ‘ELG 40 Under 40’. Produced in conjunction with The Innovation Group, Global Gaming Business magazine, and Emerging Leaders of Gaming, the significant award recognizes women and men in the gaming industry under the age of 40 who embody leadership roles and have contributed above and beyond expectations to their organizations and the gaming industry. Boguslawski was selected by a combined Global Gaming Business and The Innovation Group advisory board from nominations solicited through an open call to the industry.
AGS President and Chief Executive Officer David Lopez said, “I have had the opportunity to work with Julia at Shuffle Master and now AGS; she’s a strong leader who is a fierce advocate for our industry. At AGS, she has dramatically elevated our marketing and communications programs, and following our IPO in January, launched a robust investor relations program and has played a key role in nearly doubling our stock price and significantly raising our visibility with investors, analysts, and the media. With so many deserving leaders at AGS and in our industry, it is an honor to congratulate Julia on receiving not one, but two, of the most prominent awards in our industry. Her impact is felt far beyond AGS, and I’m sure Julia’s contributions to our industry will continue for many years to come.”
Before joining AGS, Boguslawski was the Chief of Staff at Scientific Games, where she led corporate communications, corporate social responsibility, and served as a senior advisor to the executive team at the $4 billion global gaming, lottery, and digital supplier.
Prior to that, she served as the Vice President of Global Marketing at Bally Technologies, where she oversaw corporate, product, and field marketing, trade shows and events, and corporate communications and community relations.
In 2008, Boguslawski started her gaming career at Shuffle Master, managing dual roles as Vice President of Investor Relations and Vice President of Corporate Communications.
She was recognized in the “40 Under 40” awards by VEGAS Inc. and received the 2013 “Great Women of Gaming – Rising Star” award. Boguslawski earned an MBA from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.