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Company Overview of WMS Industries Inc.

Company Overview

WMS Industries Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of games, video and mechanical reel-spinning gaming machines, and video lottery terminals (VLTs) for the legalized gaming industry worldwide. The company provides differentiated games, video gaming machines, mechanical reel gaming machines, VLTs, and online gaming products and services, as well as social, casual, and mobile gaming products and services. The Company's gaming machines are sold under the Bluebird, Bluebird2, Bluebird2e, Bluebird xD, and Blade C1brands. WMS also sells replacement parts; conversion kits, including game, hardware, or operating system conversions; and used gaming mac...

800 South Northpoint Boulevard

Waukegan, IL 60085

United States

Founded in 1943

1,894 Employees





Key Executives for WMS Industries Inc.

Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer and Director
Age: 43
Senior Vice President of North American Sales and Marketing
Senior Vice President of Product Development Operations
Age: 53
Senior Vice President of Product Development
Age: 42
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

WMS Industries Inc. Key Developments

WMS Industries Inc.(NYSE:WMS) dropped from Russell 2000 Index

WMS Industries Inc. will be removed from Russell 2000 Index.

WMS Industries Inc.(NYSE:WMS) dropped from Russell 3000 Index

WMS Industries Inc. will be removed from Russell 3000 Index.

WMS Industries Inc. Announces Management Changes

On October 18, 2013, Scientific Games Corporation announced that it had completed the acquisition of WMS Industries Inc. (WMS). In connection with the Merger, each of Brian R. Gamache, Edward W. Rabin, Jr., Robert J. Bahash, Patricia M. Nazemetz, Matthew H. Paull, Ira S. Sheinfeld, Bobby L. Siller, William J. Vareschi, Jr. and Keith R. Wyche voluntarily resigned from the board of directors of WMS on October 18, 2013. In connection with the Merger, each of Brian R. Gamache, Orrin J. Edidin, Scott D. Schweinfurth, Larry J. Pacey, Kenneth Lochiatto, Kathleen J. McJohn and John P. McNicholas, Jr. voluntarily resigned from his or her respective position as an officer of WMS on October 18, 2013. In connection with the Merger, the following persons became directors of WMS: Jeffrey S. Lipkin, Jack B. Sarno and James R. Metcalfe. Immediately following the effective time of the Merger, the board of directors of WMS appointed Jeffrey S. Lipkin to serve as WMS' Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Treasurer, William J. Huntley to serve as WMS' President, Jack B. Sarno to serve as WMS' General Counsel and Secretary, James R. Metcalfe to serve as WMS' Vice President, Tax, and Scott D. Schweinfurth to serve as WMS' Vice President.

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