INTRALOT, a leading supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, innovative game content and value added services to state-licensed gaming organizations worldwide is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mark Michalko as President and Mr. Tim Groth as Vice President, Product Development of INTRALOT’s Asia / Pacific Division.
Mark Michalko is a 29-year veteran of the lottery industry, with unique credentials and experience in the United States and many foreign jurisdictions. He stands as the only lottery industry executive to serve as both Executive Director of a world-class lottery organization, California State Lottery, and as a Chief Executive Officer of an International lottery supplier company, International Lottery & Totalizator Systems. With this diverse experience, Mr. Michalko brings a great understanding of both the perspectives of the customer and the supplier.
“I am delighted to join INTRALOT’s dynamic team of talented professionals and I am confident that I will significantly contribute to securing INTRALOT’s position as the world’s premier gaming company” stated Mr. Michalko.
For the past 11 years Tim Groth has been Vice President of Technical Operations for International Lottery and Totalizator Systems in the US. As a company officer there, he was responsible for all product and service development, and was instrumental in the company's efforts to incorporate open architecture, and open systems into their product line. Mr. Groth has spent his entire professional career designing, developing, and marketing mission critical, real time systems for international government and public sectors.
"I am extremely pleased to be joining the INTRALOT team”, noted Mr Groth. “They have consistently been on the forefront in developing state of the art and innovative products, providing exceptional customer service worldwide, and, most importantly to me, they exhibit the highest level of integrity and ethics in the industry. I look forward to contributing to their continued success."
INTRALOT’s CEO, Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos stated “The appointment of Mark and Tim is a key step in the implementation of our corporate plan. Mark and Tim bring significant experience and we look forward to them bringing their abilities to bear to continue and accelerate the INTRALOT’s growth.”
INTRALOT, a public company listed on the ASE, is a leading supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, innovative game content and value added services to state-licensed gaming organizations worldwide. It’s broad portfolio of products & services, its know-how of Lottery, Betting & Video Lottery operations, its experience in sports games and its leading-edge technology, give INTRALOT a competitive advantage, which contributes directly to customers’ efficiency, profitability and growth. With 33 subsidiaries, 8 business offices and more than 2,700 people in 32 countries and revenues of € 500 million for 2005(E), INTRALOT’s footprint straddles five continents.