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Alberto Fornaro

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

As Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IGT PLC, Alberto Fornaro is responsible for managing and developing the financial strategy for the Company. He oversees the Finance, Accounting, and Control Organization, which includes making decisions and improving financial strategies to maximize shareholder value and cash flow; providing high-quality financial and management reporting; and ensuring compliance of all fiscal and statutory reporting, and legal matters.

He brings more than 20 years of strong financial expertise to IGT PLC and has an extensive record of significant international exposure.

Prior to April 2015, Mr. Fornaro served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for GTECH S.p.A. He was previously Group CFO and President of the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) division at Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment (DICE), a world leader in the construction equipment industry formed by Bobcat and Doosan Infracore. During his tenure at DICE, he led numerous integration programs and several cost-saving initiatives, helping DICE to weather the recent economic downturn and emerge as an even stronger player in a highly competitive industry.

Mr. Fornaro also served as General Manager and CFO of Technogym, the second-largest worldwide manufacturer of fitness equipment. Additionally, he spent 12 years in finance at Case New Holland (CNH) Global/Fiat Group in Italy and the U.S. At CNH, he served in many different financial capacities at the vice president level.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Banking Sciences from the University of Siena, Italy; a master’s degree in Banking Disciplines from the University of Siena’s Post Graduate School, Italy; and was a Visiting Scholar at the Ph.D. Program in Economics at Columbia University, New York. Mr. Fornaro is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois.