IGT Senior Manager, Global Communications, Michelle Schenk, Honored by Global Gaming Women

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“Michelle is strategic and intelligent in her approach to provide media results that expand the scope of coverage for IGT,” said Renato Ascoli, CEO, North America. “She is a proven performer who continuously maximizes on opportunities to drive the business forward through global gaming communications.”

IGT Senior Manager, Global Communications, Michelle Schenk, Honored by Global Gaming Women

 LONDON, U.K. – Oct. 9, 2018 – International Game Technology PLC (IGT) (NYSE: IGT) announced that Michelle Schenk, IGT’s Senior Manager of Global Communications, Gaming, has received a Great Women of Gaming Award in the Rising Star category from Global Gaming Women. The award was presented to Schenk on Monday morning in conjunction with the Global Gaming Expo (G2E).

 “Michelle is strategic and intelligent in her approach to provide media results that expand the scope of coverage for IGT,” said Renato Ascoli, CEO, North America. “She is a proven performer who continuously maximizes on opportunities to drive the business forward through global gaming communications.”

 “Receiving the ‘Great Women in Gaming’ distinction is a tremendous honor, especially among the many inspiring and talented women within the gaming industry,” said Schenk. “Working in communications for IGT provides me with an opportunity to help drive IGT’s success, and a meaningful platform to cultivate the next generation of women in gaming.” 

Schenk has more than 14 years of experience in public relations and strategic communications. In her current role, she drives awareness for IGT products by managing global gaming communications including partnership agreements, game and systems installations, and new game launches. She also fosters thought leadership by creating, identifying, and facilitating executive speaking opportunities to contribute to the overall success of IGT. 

The Great Women of Gaming Awards bring global recognition to meaningful contributions by exceptional women in the gaming industry by annually recognizing a highly vetted select group of women for their outstanding contributions.

 Schenk earned two bachelor’s degrees in journalism and communications studies from New Mexico State University, and a master’s degree in communications studies from University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

About IGT

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Digital and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of premium content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has more than 12,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

 
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