January 26, 2024 3 min read


Scientific Games Appoints Andrew Jackson as VP of ESG

In his new role, the executive is expected to oversee ESG processes, initiatives and strategies for the company worldwide

The leading global company, providing analytics, technology, digital and retail games, Scientific Games (SG), announced an important promotion. The company confirmed it selected Andrew Jackson as its new vice president of environmental, social and governance (ESG). In his new role with SG, he will oversee the development of strategic ESG initiatives for the business across the globe.

As VP of ESG, Jackson will help strengthen different ESG projects and closely monitor those initiatives. Moreover, he will help streamline such projects with SG’s global pillars that focus on minimizing the impact of the environment, empowering employees and partners, expanding healthy play and lottery literacy, among others.

Back in 2022, SG became an independent company that focuses heavily on the lottery industry. This enabled it to grow significantly its efforts toward ESG and implement vital changes to its operations.

Currently, SG is renowned as the largest developer and manager of instant lottery games. The company is recognized for its leadership not only in the lottery sector but in the sports betting vertical as well, considering it offers technology, loyalty programs and solutions. Annually, SG’s partners generate billions of dollars through different charity programs while supporting responsible gambling.

The New VP of ESG Has Vast Expertise and a Wide Range of Skills

Jackson has extensive experience in ESG. Throughout his professional career, he accumulated knowledge and skills in different sectors, including engineering. He first joined SG back in 1999. Prior to his appointment as VP of ESG, he most recently held the role of director of quality, compliance and R&D. At the time, Jackson was based at the company’s instant game production and technology facility in the UK.

Andrew’s wealth of experience and expertise in sustainability will lead us into the next era of responsible growth.

Dena Rosenzweig, chief legal officer for Scientific Games

Dena Rosenzweig, SG’s chief legal officer, explained that the company’s ongoing focus for the last five decades has been the delivery of services that help positively impact communities. She praised Jackson’s comprehensive background, outlining his in-depth knowledge of sustainability.

Additionally, Rosenzweig predicted that the new VP of ESG will help SG reach a new level of responsible growth. Finally, she said that under his close guidance, the company’s ESG programs will successfully impact communities and industries across the globe.

Back in November, SG announced support for the National Council on Problem Gambling’s annual Gift Responsibly campaign. This marked the sixth time in a row the company vowed support for the initiative.


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