A. Lorne Weil is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games.
Mr. Weil has been Chairman of the Board of Directors since October 1991 and served as Chief Executive Officer from April 1992 through December 2008. During that time, the Company’s revenues grew from less than $50 million to over $1 billion. Mr. Weil also served as President of the Company from August 1997 to June 2005. In November 2010, at the request of the Board of Directors of Scientific Games, Mr. Weil once again was appointed to the dual role of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Weil was President of Lorne Weil, Inc., a firm providing strategic planning and corporate development services to high technology industries, from 1992 to 1997. Previously, Mr. Weil was Vice President, Corporate Development at General Instrument Corporation, working with wagering and cable systems. Prior to that, he was a senior professional with the Boston Consulting Group.
Mr. Weil is on the Board of Sportech Plc (LSE: SPO), in which Scientific Games holds a 20% ownership stake, and serves on the Board of Overseers of Columbia Business School, where he is also the Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Entrepreneurship Center.
Mr. Weil earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Toronto, an MS from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from Columbia University.