Atlantic Lottery appoints new president and CEO

Patrick Daigle has been named as president and CEO.
Patrick Daigle has been named as president and CEO.

The ALC has named a new president and CEO after Chris Keevil stepped down to pursue a role in the private sector.

Canada.- The Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) has appointed Patrick Daigle as its new interim president and CEO.

Daigle steps up from the role of chief financial officer. He has been at the ALC since 1997.

Chair of Atlantic Lottery’s board of directors, Sean O’Connor, said: “Patrick is a well-respected and accomplished executive leader at Atlantic Lottery, and we appreciate him stepping into this role.”

Daigle commented: “I am looking forward to the opportunity to lead the Atlantic Lottery team as we continue to deliver on an outstanding player experience while remaining firmly committed to operating in a socially responsible manner.”

The former president and CEO Chris Keevill is stepping down to pursue a role in the private industry.

O’Connor said: “The Board of Directors would like to take this opportunity to thank Chris for his contributions to Atlantic Lottery over the past several months.”

Meanwhile in Canada, a former chairman of the British Colombia Lottery Corporation’s (BCLC) board has told a public inquiry that he warned cabinet ministers about the risks of high-end gaming.

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