Management

IGT to reduce board size as Bassey departs

| By Robert Fletcher
International Game Technology (IGT) is to downsize its board of directors to 10 members after Beatrice Bassey announced she would not stand for re-election.

Bassey, who became an independent board member at IGT in March 2020, will serve out the remainder of her term before stepping down after the gambling technology giant’s annual general meeting on May 11.

IGT said Bassey’s decision was due to other professional commitments, as well as certain challenges caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

In addition to leaving the IGT board of directors, Bassey will step down from the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

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