Committees

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
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John M. Vandemore 
John  M.  Vandemore
Executive Vice President, Divisional Chief Financial Officer of Mattel


John M. Vandemore, 43, has served as Executive Vice President, Divisional Chief Financial Officer of Mattel, a leading global toy manufacturer, since September 2015. Prior to that he served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of International Game Technology from 2012 until 2015. Prior to that, from 2007 to 2012, Mr. Vandemore served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Walt Disney Imagineering, a division of The Walt Disney Company, a global entertainment company. Fro... 

Chairperson Committee Member  
Roger Dean Withers 
Roger  Dean Withers
Non-Executive Chairman of Sportech Plc


Roger Dean Withers, 74, has been the Non-Executive Chairman of Sportech Plc since 2011. He also served as a Director of Sportech from 2001 until 2006. He has served as Non-Executive Chairman of SafeCharge International Group Ltd since 2015. Mr. Withers served as Non-Executive Chairman of Playtech Plc from 2006 until 2013 and as Non-Executive Chairman of Arena Leisure Plc from 2001 until 2006. Mr. Withers has held senior executive positions with Bass Plc and Ladbroke Plc and has also he... 

  Chairperson Committee Member
Nicholas Hagen 
Nicholas  Hagen
Chief Operating Officer of London House Exchange Ltd


Nicholas Hagen, 44, is the Chief Operating Officer of London House Exchange Ltd, trading as Property Partner (a private limited company). Property Partner is a residential property investment firm. He has held the role since February 2016. Prior to joining Property Partner, Mr. Hagen was the Sports Operations Director of Betfair Group PLC, a sports betting and gaming company, from 2011 to 2015. Prior to joining Betfair, between 2008- 2011 Mr. Hagen held a number of positions at GTECH G... 

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Ira H. Raphaelson 
Ira  H.  Raphaelson
Executive Vice President and Global General Counsel of Las Vegas Sands Corp.


Ira H. Raphaelson, 63, served as Executive Vice President and Global General Counsel of Las Vegas Sands Corp. from November 2011 and the Company's Secretary from January 2015 until August 2016. Mr. Raphaelson served as vice president and general counsel of Scientific Games Corp. from February 2006 until October 2011 and as its secretary from June 2006 until October 2011. Mr. Raphaelson was a partner in and helped manage the Washington D.C. office of the law firm of O'Melveny & Myers LL... 

Committee Member Committee Member Chairperson
M. Alexander Hoye 
M. Alexander  Hoye
Chief Executive Officer of The Faction Collective S.A.


Marcus Alexander Hoye, 48, is the Chief Executive Officer of The Faction Collective S.A., a venture-backed retail brand platform that he co-founded in 2006. He is Chairman and co-founder of the London-based Runway East which provides co-working locations and other services for businesses. He was Chief Executive Officer of the digital marketing firm Latitude Group from August 2008 to November 2012. In 1999, he co-founded GoIndustry plc, a global industrial asset resale marketplace, where he wa... 

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