LAS VEGAS, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of SciPlay (NASDAQ: SCPL) ("SciPlay" or the "Company") appointed Michael Marchetti as a Director of the Company's new publicly traded social game business and member of the Audit Committee effective July 26, 2019.
Michael Marchetti is the Chief Financial Officer of Age of Learning, Inc., a leading education technology innovator, creating engaging and effective learning resources to help children build a strong foundation for academic success. Mr. Marchetti also serves on the Board of Directors and as Chairman of the Audit Committee for TechStyle Fashion Group, a global fashion and lifestyle company. Mr. Marchetti was a founding executive and Chief Financial Officer of JAMDAT Mobile. Inc., one of the first publicly traded mobile gaming companies in the U.S. JAMDAT Mobile was acquired by Electronic Arts, Inc., where Mr. Marchetti served as SVP, COO of EA's Interactive division. Subsequent to Electronic Arts, Mr. Marchetti was Chief Executive Officer of Buffalo Studios, creator of the Bingo Blitz social game, which was sold to Caesars Interactive.
"We're excited about our Board's decision to appoint Marchetti as SciPlay's newest director," said Josh Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of SciPlay. "He is an experienced technology and social gaming pro, with extensive financial and leadership skills. Serving on our Audit Committee, Marchetti will be instrumental to SciPlay's continued growth as we work towards our goal of becoming the #1 casual mobile gaming company in the world."
Marchetti graduated Magna Cum Laude from City University of New York-Brooklyn College and earned a law degree from Brooklyn Law School.
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SciPlay Corporation (NASDAQ: SCPL) is a leading developer and publisher of digital games on mobile and web platforms. SciPlay currently offers seven core games, including social casino games Jackpot Party Casino, Gold Fish Casino, Hot Shot Casino and Quick Hit Slots, and casual games MONOPOLY Slots, Bingo Showdown and 88 Fortunes Slots. SciPlay's social casino games feature slots-style game play and occasionally table games-style game play, while its casual games blend slots-style or bingo game play with adventure game features. All of SciPlay's games are offered and played on multiple platforms, including Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon. In addition to developing original games, SciPlay has access to a library of more than 1,500 real-world slot and table games provided by Scientific Games Corporation and its Subsidiaries. For more information, please visit sciplay.com.