In this role, Bombassei will maintain strong relationships with the Company’s investors and the financial community and serve as an advisor to the Company’s executive leadership team. He will also oversee all investor communications, policies and strategic initiatives for both Scientific Games and SciPlay.
“We are excited to have Jim join our financial leadership team,” said Mike Eklund, Scientific Games Chief Financial Officer. “He brings significant investor relationships and corporate finance experience that will be a benefit to Scientific Games, SciPlay and our investor community.”
Most recently Bombassei served as Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Treasurer of Viacom, a global media and entertainment company, where he oversaw the global investor relations program, capital markets activity and treasury operations.
“This is such an exciting time to join this dynamic Company,” said Bombassei. “Over the last year, Scientific Games has shown how it continues to deliver the games, products and technologies that operators and players want most right now. There’s a huge opportunity ahead for both Scientific Games and SciPlay to innovate for the future and continue to lead the industry across all platforms, including land-based and digital, sports betting and mobile gaming.”
Bombassei began his career in Ernst & Young’s Audit practice and later served as a consultant for their Media & Entertainment group. He holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from New York University, a bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics from Lehigh University, and is a former CPA in the State of New York.