Alvarez: “Pertinent moment for a smart and ambitious female to be acknowledged by the industry”
Inspired Entertainment, Inc. announced last Friday 09 that its VP Interactive, Lucy Buckley, has been recognized in Gaming Intelligence’s Top 50 executives in the Gaming Industry.
Lucy Buckley joined Inspired in 2010 and has recently been promoted to VP Interactive, a role in which she oversees the business’ mobile and interactive functions. Under Buckley’s leadership, Inspired’s online business has grown to currently supply content to over 300 websites globally.
‘I’m delighted that Lucy has – rightly – been recognised for her contribution to both Inspired and the gaming industry as a whole,’ said Luke Alvarez, president and CEO, Inspired. ‘Inspired promotes gender equality and it is fantastic to see that Lucy has been acknowledged in GI’s top 50 as a significant player in Gaming. Never has there been a more pertinent moment for a smart and ambitious female to be acknowledged by the industry – long may it continue,’ he added.
‘I’m incredibly proud to be one of the eight women to be listed in GI’s top 50,’ said Lucy Buckley, VP Interactive, Inspired. ‘The industry undoubtedly has a long way to go to reach equality but I’m optimistic that change is happening and I’m excited to see what the future holds,’ she added.
Inspired is a global games technology company, supplying Virtual Sports, Mobile Gaming and Server Based Gaming systems with associated terminals and digital content to regulated lottery, betting and gaming operators around the world. Inspired currently operates approximately 30,000 digital gaming terminals and supplies its Virtual Sports products through more than 40,000 retail channels and over 300 websites, in approximately 35 gaming jurisdictions worldwide. Inspired employs approximately 800 employees in the UK and elsewhere, developing and operating digital games and networks.