Canadian provincial lottery operator British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has promoted Pat Davis to the position of vice president of business technology and chief information officer, based at the corporate head office in Kamloops.

Davis assumes responsibility for software development and certification, enterprise architecture, the program management office, the technology infrastructure for lottery, casino, bingo and online gambling, as well as back office systems. 

Davis has worked for BCLC since April 2003 and has served as interim vice president and CIO since April 2016. Prior to that he was the director of enterprise architecture and has also spent time as director of the corporation's program management office.

Davis is a certified project management professional and sits on the Software Engineering Advisory Committee at Thompson Rivers University. A long-time Kamloops resident, Davis also chaired the 2015 Special Olympics Provincial Winter Games Organizing Committee in the city.

“I’m delighted to announce the appointment of Pat Davis as the vice president of business technology and chief information officer," BCLC president and CEO Jim Lightbody commented.

“Pat has been with our organization for more than 13 years and has demonstrated excellent leadership, strategic innovation and project management skills that have directly assisted BCLC in meeting its objectives and contributions to the Province of British Columbia.”