La Deda joins WA Technology following an impressive career spanning more than two decades, where he significantly contributed to major blue-chip companies in the media, technology, and FMCG sectors. His recent vice-president of commercial finance role at Aristocrat included notable accomplishments across Eastern Europe and North America.
La Deda’s expertise in driving financial strategy will be invaluable to WA Technology as it continues to expand its global footprint in the highly competitive igaming market. La Deda’s skillset, encompassing company valuation, financial modelling and competitive analysis, perfectly fits WA Technology’s vision for the future. His experience and understanding of various business models will be instrumental in guiding the company’s financial decisions and growth trajectory.
La Deda is a first-time-pass CIMA-qualified professional, boasting an MBA from Cambridge Judge Business School and an MSc in management from Bocconi University. His multilingual proficiency in English, Italian and French further underscores his capability to lead financial operations in WA Technology’s diverse international markets.
Commenting on his new role, Francesco La Deda said: “I look forward to using my experience to drive the company’s financial health and contribute to its ambitious growth plans and mission for the future. I am eager to help WA Technology achieve new heights of success working closely with the fantastic, talented team.”
WA Technology’s CEO Tim Scoffham added: “We are delighted to welcome Francesco to our executive team. His extensive experience and impressive track record in finance and strategy make him perfect to lead our financial operations. His insights and leadership will be integral to our growth in the sector.”