OUR BOARD AND EXECUTIVE TEAM

Leading Aristocrat to create the world’s greatest gaming experience every day.

Executive Leadership Team

Trevor Croker

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Trevor was appointed to the position of CEO and Managing Director of Aristocrat in March 2017. Previously, Trevor worked across Aristocrat’s Class III, Class II and Digital businesses in a variety of senior leadership roles. Trevor served most recently as Executive VP, Global Products and Insights, and was responsible for the company’s total product portfolio and product strategy including the management of creative studios and game development globally. Before joining Aristocrat in 2009, Trevor held a number of senior sales and marketing roles across Foster’s Group (now CUB and Treasury Wine Estates), including Sales Director for Fosters’ Australia. Trevor is a graduate of the Wharton School’s Advanced Management Program. He also has a passion for surf lifesaving, and has been a volunteer, competitor and administrator within the sport.

Toni Korsanos

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Toni Korsanos joined Aristocrat in 2007 as General Manager of Group Finance, before her appointment to Chief Financial Officer in 2009. She has 20 years’ experience in financial and general management at companies including Kellogg’s Australia and New Zealand, Goodman Fielder Limited and Coopers & Lybrand in Sydney. She is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Rich Schneider

Chief Product Officer

Rich Schneider joined Aristocrat as Chief Product Officer in 2011, bringing more than 20 years’ experience in creating and delivering gaming products to casinos in the United States. Former roles include Chief Executive Officer of Walker Digital Table Systems, Chief Operating Officer of Acres Gaming, Vice President of Game Engineering at Casino Data Systems and a number of leadership roles in system development, game development and product management at International Gaming Technology (IGT). Rich was a founding Member of the Gaming Standards Association and held the role of Chairman for three years.

Christie Roser

Chief Human Resources Officer

Christie is the Chief Human Resources Officer for Aristocrat, responsible for leading the Global HR team and supporting key cultural, engagement and leadership initiatives across the organisation. Christie is a highly experienced HR professional, having led HR teams across a range of industries including publishing, transport and logistics. Christie joined Aristocrat as HR Manager for the Australian Studios in 2011, Before her appointment as CHRO, Christie held the role of General Manager, CEO Office supporting then-CEO Jamie Odell and the executive leadership team.

Mark Dunn

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Mark Dunn was appointment the role of Executive Vice President and General Counsel in 2011. Prior to joining Aristocrat, Mark spent more than nine years at Caesars Entertainment Corporation and its predecessor, Harrah's Entertainment, where he managed the legal affairs of casinos in Las Vegas and international locations including the United Kingdom, South Africa, Egypt and Canada. He previously spent 13 years in private practice for a number of law firms in the United States.

Jayme (Jay) Sevigny

President, Video Gaming Technologies

Jay Sevigny is President of Video Gaming Technologies (VGT) and based at VGT’s headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee. Prior to his appointment in 2015, he held the role of Chief Operating Officer from 2006 to 2011. Jay has more than 30 years’ experience in the gaming industry, starting his career in casino operations for Boyd Gaming Corporation in 1980 before moving through a range of senior leadership roles in finance, marketing and general management for companies including Harrah’s Entertainment and Gaylord Entertainment Company.

Mitchell Bowen

Managing Director - ANZ & International

Mitchell joined Aristocrat as a graduate recruit in 2004, and has held a range of senior sales, marketing, product strategy and operational roles across the US, Asia Pacific and Australia. In his current position, Mitchell leads Aristocrat’s businesses in Australian and New Zealand markets, as well as key markets across the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions. He is responsible for commercial strategy and in-market execution, with a strong focus on portfolio development, customer centricity, business improvement and high performance culture. Prior to joining Aristocrat, Mitchell held several roles in sporting organisations and in the pharmaceutical industry.

Matt Wilson

Managing Director, Americas

Matt Wilson is Aristocrat’s Managing Director of the Americas, overseeing the company’s multiple teams in North and South America. Matt has been with Aristocrat since 2004 and has held several significant positions in a variety of the company’s key markets. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President of Global Gaming Operations, where he helped to exponentially grow the company’s Gaming Operations (leased) product line. Previously, he served as Vice President of Marketing for the Americas, and then as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for North America. Between 2008 and 2012 Matt oversaw Aristocrat’s rapid expansion in the Asia Pacific region as the head of the group’s Sales team. Matt first joined Aristocrat as part of the company’s graduate program. Now as Managing Director, he serves as a highly visible reminder of the global career opportunities available at Aristocrat.

Victor Blanco

Senior Vice President, Platform Architecture

Victor Blanco is Senior Vice President of Platform Architecture, responsible for leading Aristocrat’s development centre in Texas, with a focus on software innovation and next generation platforms. He was previously Director of Software Architecture at HTC, driving its transition from a white label smartphone to an established international brand. Victor also spent eight years as a Software Architect at Microsoft and was integral to the launch of the Xbox video game console, Xbox Live service and Ultra-Mobile PC platforms.

James Alvarez

Chief Information Officer

James joined Aristocrat in 2017, with over 20 years of experience directing and executing on business transformation strategies and leading large, complex technology projects and teams. James started his career in consulting, founding his own software consulting firm and subsequently merging it with The Hackett Group, a leading technology benchmarking and business advisory firm. James then moved to in-house technology leadership roles, most recently as the global CIO at Belkin International, a US-based manufacturer of consumer electronics. James also served as Director of Enterprise and Management Applications at Scholastic Media & Entertainment.

Jeff Goldstein

Chief Strategy Officer

Jeff joined Aristocrat in 2017 as Chief Strategy Officer, with responsibility for strategy, including M&A, as well as Aristocrat’s digital social casino business. Jeff has extensive strategy and operational leadership experience, including several roles building and ultimately selling successful digital businesses such as United Online Inc, PriceGrabber and LowerMyBills. Jeff also has deep expertise leading M&A functions with a focus on digital, including at IAC, a leading US media and internet company that owns over 150 well known digital consumer brands.