Bernd Oswald to become Chairman of the Supervisory Board of NOVOMATIC AG
Gumpoldskirchen, January 30, 2017 (OTS) – NOVOMATIC AG announces that during the general meeting held February 16, 2017, the attorney Dr. Bernd Oswald is to be appointed to the Supervisory Board. During the subsequent constituent meeting of the Supervisory Board, he will then be appointed as Chairman. Bernd Oswald succeeds Herbert Lugmayr who during his 20-year tenure as Chairman of the Supervisory Board contributed significantly to the company’s unique and sustainable success. Herbert Lugmayr will continue to be available to the Group in an advisory function.
As of March 1, 2017, the Supervisory Board of NOVOMATIC AG and NOVOMATIC Gaming Industries GmbH will, therefore, consist of the following persons: Dr. Bernd Oswald (Chairman), Martina Flitsch (Deputy Chairwoman), Barbara Feldmann, Martina Kurz and Dr. Robert Hofians. With the addition of Robert Hofians, a certified public accountant, the Supervisory Board will expand to a total of five members.
Dr. Bernd Oswald, an expert in commercial and corporate law, has been supporting the Group for many years and was a member of NOVOMATIC AG’s Supervisory Board until 2012. Having been very close to the company for a number of years, he will now continue to serve as the Chairman of its Supervisory Board.
The NOVOMATIC Group is one of the biggest international producers and operators of gaming technologies and employs more than 28,000 staff worldwide. Founded by entrepreneur Professor Johann F. Graf in 1980, the Group has locations in more than 50 countries and exports high-tech electronic gaming equipment and solutions to 80 countries. The Group operates more than 235,000 gaming terminals in its some 1,600 plus gaming operations as well as via rental concepts.
Through its numerous international subsidiaries the NOVOMATIC Group is fully active in all segments of the gaming industry and thus offers a diversified Omni-channel product portfolio to its partners and clients around the world. This product range includes land based gaming products and services, management systems and cash management, online/mobile and social gaming solutions as well as lottery and sports betting solutions together with a range of sophisticated ancillary products and services.