Press Release

NeoPollard Interactive Welcomes Liz Siver As New General Manager

LANSING, Michigan, October 17, 2017 /CNW/ NeoPollard Interactive LLC (“NeoPollard Interactive” or “NPi”) is pleased to announce that Liz Siver joined the NPi team as General Manager on September 25, 2017. In this newly established role, Liz will report directly to Doug Pollard, Co-Chief Executive Officer, and Ilan Rosen, Co-Chief Executive Officer. Liz brings to her new role 18 years of experience at Microsoft, and extensive experience overseeing public sector sales teams. As General Manager, she will be responsible for leading the NPi business with an emphasis on adding new iLottery accounts, and managing operations to ensure the company continues to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Liz has held sales, marketing, and operations positions of increasing scope and responsibility during her tenure with Microsoft, and this experience also provided her with a strong enterprise technology knowledge base. Most recently, she was Director of Public Sector Sales, responsible for the sale and implementation of large software solutions to government agencies in 21 states, generating annual revenue of $88 million. Prior to her career with Microsoft, Liz worked at Deloitte & Touche as a Senior Marketing Manager, Business Development, where she gained strong foundational experience in Marketing and Business Development. She graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton (Ohio).

“I am very eager to embark on this opportunity to enter the digital lottery space,” said Liz Siver. “It’s a growing industry, and I’m excited to leverage my public sector knowledge and solution-selling experience to take advantage of the opportunities that iLottery can offer our clients.”

“We are thrilled that Liz Siver is joining us at NPi,” said Doug Pollard, Co-Chief Executive Officer, NeoPollard Interactive. “Liz’s experience overseeing large-scale digital projects will be a valuable addition to our company. Her executive-level operations perspective will be highly beneficial in overseeing all NPi operations.”

“We welcome Liz Siver to the NPi team,” said Ilan Rosen, Co-Chief Executive Officer, NeoPollard Interactive. “Microsoft has had great success with their digital products, and Liz possesses a wealth of industry expertise. We are certain that her passion for innovative digital products will enhance our ability to deliver the best possible iLottery solutions to our customers.”

About NeoPollard Interactive
NeoPollard Interactive LLC (“NeoPollard Interactive”) was established on July 31, 2014 and is jointly owned by two of the world’s most trusted and reputable companies in lottery and Internet gaming— Pollard Banknote Limited (“Pollard Banknote”) and NeoGames S.A.R.L. (“NeoGames”). NeoPollard Interactive combines the marketing expertise and extensive worldwide lottery experience of Pollard Banknote with the proven leadership and technology of NeoGames in launching new online and mobile gaming products and services in response to an ever-evolving marketplace. The company leverages the strengths of each partner company to develop, implement, operate, and maintain innovative online gaming services for regulated lottery clients in order to generate revenues for good causes.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT NEOPOLLARD INTERACTIVE, CONTACT:
Doug Pollard
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Telephone: (204) 474-2323
E-mail: doug.pollard@neopollard.com
Ilan Rosen
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Telephone: +356-2-2494832
E-mail: ilan.rosen@neopollard.com

About Pollard Banknote

Pollard Banknote is a leading lottery partner to more than 60 lotteries worldwide, providing high quality instant ticket products, licensed games, Schafer Systems and Fastrak retail merchandising solutions, and a full suite of digital offerings, ranging from world-class mkodo game apps to comprehensive player engagement and iLottery solutions, including strategic marketing and management services. The company is a proven innovator and has decades of experience helping lotteries to maximize player engagement, sales, and proceeds for good causes. Pollard Banknote also provides pull-tab tickets, bingo paper, and its Diamond Game and Oasis-branded electronic ticket machines to charitable and other gaming markets in North America. Established in 1907, Pollard Banknote is owned approximately 67.5% by the Pollard family and 32.5% by public shareholders, and is publicly traded on the TSX (PBL). For more information, please visit our website at www.pollardbanknote.com.

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For More Information

Doug Pollard
Co-Chief Executive Officer
dpollard@pbl.ca

John Pollard
Co-Chief Executive Officer
jpollard@pbl.ca

Rob Rose
Chief Financial Officer
rrose@pbl.ca