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Director Corporate Development


Providence, RI, US, 02903

Requisition ID:  5486

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees.

Position Overview

IGT is seeking a Director of Corporate Development (M&A) to drive the development and execution of the Company’s acquisition growth strategy and portfolio optimization initiatives. The Director of Corporate Development will evaluate, analyze and execute acquisitions and divestitures, and drive corporate growth and profitability. This individual will work directly with the VP of Corporate Development and EVP of Strategy and Corporate Development to provide recommendations based on research and analysis of the industry.


•    Work closely with Business Units to develop IGT’s M&A strategy (acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and partnerships)
•    Develop detailed business plans for M&A opportunities, including bottoms-up synergy plans 
•    Lead and manage deal evaluation, analysis, structuring and execution
•    Lead/coordinate due diligence process, including communicating with counterparties and managing data rooms
•    Work closely with legal / compliance to assess regulatory risks and develop/implement mitigation strategies   
•    Manage and coordinate internal cross functional team
•    Manage and coordinate external advisory team (legal, financial, tax, accounting, etc.)
•    Ensure deal valuation and structuring is based on consistent application of best practice and aimed at maximizing shareholder value
•    Support development of compelling strategic rationale / equity story for internal/board approval process as well as for external communications
•    Support development of specific deal financing and ratings agency communication strategy


•    Bachelor’s Degree required
•    MBA and/or CFA a plus, but not a requirement
•    Minimum of 4-8 years of relevant professional experience in finance or M&A with knowledge of acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and partnerships
•    Highly motivated, results-oriented with ability to take initiative in a diverse organization
•    Comfortable as a key member of a fast-moving, demanding team
•    Unwavering attention to detail 
•    Strong organizational skills enabling simultaneous management of multiple projects
•    Exceptional financial and analytical skills including substantial experience with valuation, accounting principles and financial statement analysis
•    Sound judgement and business acumen
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills
•    Excellent in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint)

**Please note: this position will follow a hybrid work environment model: 50% in office, 50% remote. 

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership






IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island