Scientific Games Appoints Shawn G. Williams as Chief Human Resources Officer

Publish: 20.07.2017

An important staff update comes from Scientific Games as one of the leading online casino software providers on the global market has appointed Shawn G. Williams as Chief Human Resources Officer.


The new appointment comes as company’s current CHRO Gary Melampy announces retirement.

Shawn G. Williams will take over his duties with immediate effect, it has been confirmed.

Williams will report directly to Scientific Games Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer Kevin Sheeran. In his new role, Shawn G. Williams will be developing and executing Scientific Games’ global human resource strategy to support the company’s long-term business agendas.

Specific focus and areas of his interest and obligation will be talent management, training and development, compensation, succession planning, and culture.

Experienced Addition to the Executive Staff

Shawn G. Williams is an experienced member of the gaming industry with over two decades of a successful career behind him. His proven track record in driving performance and results in global organizations make him an ideal choice for the job, according to Kevin Sheeran.

“Our shared passion for entrepreneurship and organizational development will serve us well as we continue to grow our business, hire and develop the best people, and drive a high-performance culture.”, the Scientific Games CEO Kevin Sheeran said.

Prior to joining Scientific Games, Shawn G. Williams served at a number of companies in various high-level executive roles. His most recent appointment was the co-founder of Defi LLC and a chief administrator officers for LeCO Holdings North America.

Williams also worked with Samsung Electronics America, where he performed the role of a Chief Administration Officer, tasked with leading and managing business operations for this $38 billion worth electronics and telecommunications business.