Brian R. Gamache

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"Brian R. Gamache has served as the Chief Executive Officer of WMS Industries, Inc. since 2001 and was named Chairman in July 2008. Mr. Gamache was originally appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer of WMS Industries in April of 2000, and was subsequently named President and Chief Executive Officer concurrently with his appointment to the WMS Board of Directors in June 2001.

"Mr. Gamache brings a deep understanding of organizational development, financial and brand management, and sales and marketing experience to WMS. His unrelenting focus on sustaining the WMS Culture of Innovation along with fiscal discipline ensures the Company’s unmatched reputation for “Best of Class” game development, and has led to strong operating and financial results. In 2011, the Company achieved annual revenue growth for the ninth consecutive year.

"Under his leadership, WMS has emerged as the industry innovator in establishing new standards for gaming entertainment with the introduction of four revolutionary technology platforms: Community Gaming®, Sensory Immersion Gaming, Transmissive Reels® Gaming and Adaptive Gaming®. In July 2012, the company formed Williams Interactive, a wholly owned subsidiary and a global supplier of world famous online casino games and services.

"Mr. Gamache has created a corporate culture that values individuals for their unique talents, while supporting their personal and professional growth with an emphasis on work-life balance. Appropriately, WMS has been recognized as a best place to work by the Chicago Tribune for three consecutive years (2010-2012), and by the National Association for Business Resources each year since 2009.

"Mr. Gamache also served as President of Wyndham International's Luxury and Resort Division where he managed the hotel organization's 31 luxury properties. Before Wyndham, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of WHG Resorts and Casinos, Inc., a subsidiary of WMS Industries, and held various executive positions with Marriott Hotel Corporation and Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

"A member of the Board of the American Gaming Association, Mr. Gamache serves as the Chair of its Finance Committee, a director of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) a Trustee of Lake Forest Academy and the Lake Forest Country Day School. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Florida."[1]

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  1. WMS Board, organizational web page, accessed January 28, 2013.