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IGT chief executive Patti Hart has revealed that the company’s CFO John Vandemore was handed control of the company’s DoubleDown Casino product in order to lead the social offering through what she described as a “new chapter” of increased investment designed to accelerate the app’s growth.  

It emerged earlier this week that IGT’s vice president of interactive Robert Melendres was to leave the business in January 2014, with Vandemore taking over the company’s interactive division as vice president of emerging business.

Speaking following the publication of the company’s fourth quarter and full-year results Thursday, Hart explained that the change in management was due to a strategic drive to take the business from its current run rate to one “significantly greater.”

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