Scientific Games announces appointment of Robert O'Connor
March 12, 2018 9:54 AM
by Robert Mann
Scientific Games Corporation today (Monday) announced the appointment of Robert O'Connor as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer Kevin Sheehan.
O'Connor now assumes responsibility for developing and executing Scientific Games' global government relations and public affairs to support the company's long-term strategies and raise its profile globally to support its existing business, new sector growth opportunities and emerging markets.
"Rob brings nearly three decades of government service and advocacy experience at the global, federal, state and local levels," said Scientific Games Chief Executive Officer Kevin Sheehan. "We look forward to capitalizing on his leadership, as we continue to grow and prosper in current jurisdictions, as well as expand into newly regulated territories."
O'Connor joins Las Vegas-based Scientific Games from Goldman Sachs, where he served as Vice President, Executive Office, Government Affairs. At Goldman Sachs, he managed political, legislative and regulatory advocacy with the U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives and led company advocacy efforts in New York State, New York City and New Jersey.
O'Connor is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering.