Gambling products and services provider Scientific Games Corp. has hired Shawn Williams as its chief HR officer.
Williams was previously the co-founder of technology consulting firm Defi LLC. His past roles have included chief administration officer for LeECO Holdings North America; chief administration officer for Samsung Electronics America; and chief operations and people officer for enterprise services at Hewlett Packard.
In his new role at Scientific Games, Williams will develop and implement the company's HR strategy with a focus in the areas of change management, compensation, culture, organizational and performance management, succession planning, talent management, training and development.
“Shawn brings over two decades of experience and proven success driving performance and results in global organizations in the technology sector, with a focus on HR, operations, corporate strategy and business transformation,” Scientific Games CEO Kevin Sheehan said. “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.”
Williams succeeds Gary Melampy, who is retiring.