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Board of Directors

Chairman

Neil Chatfield

Mr Chatfield is an established and experienced Executive and Non-Executive Director with extensive experience across a range of companies and industries. He has over 40 years’ experience in global business.

Mr Chatfield is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Costa Group Holdings Limited and is also a Non-Executive Director of Transurban Group. He was previously Non-Executive Chairman of Virgin Australia and Seek Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Recall Holdings Ltd from September 2013 until its takeover by Iron Mountain Inc. Mr Chatfield was a Non-Executive Director of Iron Mountain Inc (a NYSE listed company) until September 2017, and from 1997 to 2008 he served as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Toll Holdings Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Trevor Croker

As CEO of Aristocrat, Trevor brings extensive experience to the position having worked across Aristocrat’s Class III, Class II and Digital businesses in a variety of roles over the past 8 years. He most recently held the position of EVP, Global Products and Insights where he was responsible for the company’s total product portfolio and product strategy including the management of creative studios and game development globally. Previously, he was responsible for the strategy and performance of Aristocrat’s Digital business as the Chief Digital Officer and from 2009 – 2015 held the role of Managing Director for the ANZ business, during which time he also lead the EMEA and the Asia-Pacific regions for a period of time. Trevor has a passion for surf lifesaving and has been a volunteer, competitor and administrator over the past 2 decades.

Non-Executive Director

Stephen W. Morro

Stephen Morro has over 25 years’ experience in the gaming industry, with former roles as Chief Operating Officer of International Gaming Technology (IGT) and President of IGT’s Gaming Division. In these roles, he was responsible for IGT’s global casino operations, including the development and execution of product, technology, marketing, manufacturing and distribution. Stephen has held various management positions at IGT and has a strong background in mergers and acquisitions, as well as regulatory, legislative and legal strategies. He is one of the very few people in the gaming industry with experience as a supplier, operator and regulator.

Non-Executive Director

Kathleen Conlon

Kathleen Conlon has held the position of Non-Executive Director since 2014 and is currently a Director of REA Group Limited, Lynas Group Limited and The Benevolent Society. She is President of the NSW Council, a former Board Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Member of Chief Executive Women. Kathleen has over 20 years’ experience in management consulting and is a recognised thought leader in the areas of business strategy, operations and change management. She was formerly a Director and Partner of the Boston Consulting Group and was awarded a Commonwealth Centenary Medal for Services to Business Leadership in 2003

Non-Executive Director

Arlene Tansey

Arlene Tansey has been a Non-Executive Director of Aristocrat since 2016. Arlene has over 25 years’ experience as a senior executive in business, corporate and investment banking and financial services gained in Australia and the United States and extensive experience as a company director. Arlene is currently a non-executive director of Adelaide Brighton Limited, Lend Lease Investment Management and Primary Health Care. She is a Member of Chief Executive Women and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Non-Executive Director

Sylvia Summers Couder

Mrs Summers Couder has joined Aristocrat as a Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mrs Summers Couder has over 35 years’ experience as a senior executive in the high tech industry, being a former Chief Executive Officer of Trident Microsystems Inc. and having held a variety of senior management positions in research and development, operations and marketing, managing large global teams. Mrs Summers Coulder has worked in the U.S., Asia and Europe and currently resides in the U.S. Sylvia has extensive experience as a company director having been an independent director of seven publicly traded U.S. companies and a non-executive director of Alcatel-Lucent SA, and is currently a non-executive director of Semtech Corporation and Headwaters Inc.

Non-Executive Director

Pat Ramsey

Pat Ramsey joined Aristocrat in 2016 as the Chief Digital Officer, overseeing all aspects of our online business and is now a Non Executive Director. Pat has spent over 14 years in the gaming industry, having worked in both land-based casino operations and in casino gaming technology. Prior to Aristocrat, he was most recently the CEO of Multimedia Games, and prior to joining Multimedia, served in a variety of roles for Caesars Entertainment in various jurisdictions around the United States. Pat graduated cum laude from Harvard with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern Universi

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Philippe Etienne

Philippe Etienne was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Aristocrat in November 2019. Mr Etienne is an experienced international executive with a strong strategic background, being a former Managing Director & CEO of Innovia Security Pty Ltd, a global disruptive technology company, and held a range of senior executive positions with Orica Limited in Australia, the USA and Germany. Mr Etienne has extensive governance experience as a company director, including with ASX listed companies. He is currently Chairman of ANZ Terminals and is also currently a Non-Executive Director of Lynas Corporation Limited and Cleanaway Waste Management Limited.

Executive Leadership

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Trevor Croker

As CEO of Aristocrat, Trevor brings extensive experience to the position having worked across Aristocrat’s Class III, Class II and Digital businesses in a variety of roles over the past 8 years. He most recently held the position of EVP, Global Products and Insights where he was responsible for the company’s total product portfolio and product strategy including the management of creative studios and game development globally. Previously, he was responsible for the strategy and performance of Aristocrat’s Digital business as the Chief Digital Officer and from 2009 – 2015 held the role of Managing Director for the ANZ business, during which time he also lead the EMEA and the Asia-Pacific regions for a period of time. Trevor has a passion for surf lifesaving and has been a volunteer, competitor and administrator over the past 2 decades.

Chief Financial Officer

Julie Cameron-Doe

Julie Cameron-Doe was appointed to the Chief Financial Officer role in January 2018, after four years leading Aristocrat’s Group finance function during which Julie contributed to successful M&A, and managed critical functions and enterprise wide projects. Prior to joining Aristocrat, Julie held senior finance roles in a range of both publicly and privately held international businesses, including KPMG, Orbitz and the Walt Disney Company. Julie has particular expertise in the ecommerce and media sectors, including through finance leadership positions in publishing and direct marketing businesses. Julie became a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) in 2014.

Chief Product Officer

Rich Schneider

Rich Schneider joined Aristocrat as Chief Product Officer in 2011, bringing more than 20 years’ experience in creating and delivering gaming products to casinos in the United States. Former roles include Chief Executive Officer of Walker Digital Table Systems, Chief Operating Officer of Acres Gaming, Vice President of Game Engineering at Casino Data Systems and a number of leadership roles in system development, game development and product management at International Gaming Technology (IGT). Rich was a founding Member of the Gaming Standards Association and held the role of Vice Chairman for three years.

Chief Human Resources Officer

Christie Roser

Christie is the Chief Human Resources Officer for Aristocrat, responsible for leading the Global HR team and supporting key cultural, engagement and leadership initiatives across the organisation. Christie is a highly experienced HR professional, having led HR teams across a range of industries including publishing, transport and logistics. Christie joined Aristocrat as HR Manager for the Australian Studios in 2011, before stepping into the role of General Manager HR, Global Product, Supply and Technology. Most recently, Christie held the role of General Manager, CEO Office supporting Jamie Odell and the executive leadership team.

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Mark Dunn

Mark Dunn was appointment the role of Executive Vice President and General Counsel in 2011. Prior to joining Aristocrat, Mark spent more than nine years at Caesars Entertainment Corporation and its predecessor, Harrah’s Entertainment, where he managed the legal affairs of casinos in Las Vegas and international locations including the United Kingdom, South Africa, Egypt and Canada. He previously spent 13 years in private practice for a number of law firms in the United States.

Chief Strategy Officer

Dan Yang

Dan Yang was appointed Chief Strategy Officer of Aristocrat in February 2019, and is responsible for overseeing strategy, M&A, and corporate development functions for the company.
Prior to joining Aristocrat, Yang was Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development at Viacom’s Music & Entertainment Group. He also served as General Manager of the group’s Consumer Products business, and was a management consultant in Booz Allen & Hamilton’s Communications, Media and Technology practice.

CEO Global Land Based and Chief Transformation Officer

Mitchell Bowen

Mitchell Bowen has more than 15 years industry experience across senior marketing product, commercial and transformation roles in all major gaming regions. Mitchell spent several years in the Americas region, leading Marketing and Product functions, and in his current role has commercial and operational accountability for Aristocrat’s land-based business across the balance of the globe. Mitchell has deep and longstanding customer relationships, and has played a core role in thought leadership and in execution of Aristocrat’s growth strategy over the past several years. He also leads the execution of Group-wide transformation priorities.  Mitchell has a B.Science from Macquarie University and an MBA from the University of Technology Sydney and prior to Aristocrat, held several senior roles in the sporting and pharmaceutical industries.

Chief Information Officer

James Alvarez

James joined Aristocrat in 2017, with over 20 years of experience directing and executing on business transformation strategies and leading large, complex technology projects and teams. James started his career in consulting, founding his own software consulting firm and subsequently merging it with The Hackett Group, a leading technology benchmarking and business advisory firm. James then moved to in-house technology leadership roles, most recently as the global CIO at Belkin International, a US-based manufacturer of consumer electronics. James also served as Director of Enterprise and Management Applications at Scholastic Media & Entertainment.

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