BCLC confirms departure of CEO Lightbody

| By Robert Fletcher
Canadian provincial lottery operator the British Colombia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has announced that Jim Lightbody has stepped down as its chief executive and president after a two-year period of medical leave.

Lightbody had been on leave since September 2019 after receiving a cancer diagnosis and will now leave both roles, but will officially remain on medical leave from the organisation.

He first joined the BCLC in 2001 and served as vice president of lottery gaming and vice president of casino and community gaming, before going on to become president and CEO in 2014.

The BCLC will now initiate a global recruitment search for a permanent replacement, with Lynda Cavanaugh, who has served in both roles on an interim basis since January 2021, to remain in temporary charge until an appointment is made.

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