Scientific Games names Kevin Sheehan new CEO and president
Additionally, Mr Sheehan will serve on the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Sheehan joins Scientific Games from Norwegian Cruise Line, where he served as CEO and President for seven years. Mr. Sheehan led the company's initial public offering (IPO), one of the most successful IPO's in 2013.
During nine years with Cendant Corporation, Mr. Sheehan held various senior executive roles including serving as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Cendant Corp's Vehicle Services Division from January 2003 to May 2005, including global responsibility for Avis Rent A Car, Budget Rent A Car, Budget Truck, PHH Vehicle Management, First Fleet and Wright Express.
He also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Cendant Corporation from March 2001 to May 2003.
After leaving Cendant and prior to joining Norwegian Cruise Line, Mr. Sheehan worked at Cerberus Capital Management as a senior adviser in the assessment of multi-billion acquisition targets and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, leading the acquisition of Hertz from Ford.
Most recently, Mr. Sheehan served as the John J. Phelan, Jr. Distinguished Professor in the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business at Adelphi University.
Current Scientific Games CEO and President Gavin Isaacs will become Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors.