Jamie Odell

    Company: Aristocrat

    Jamie Odell is the former CEO of Aristocrat, and was succeeded by Trevor Croker on March 1, 2017. He served in the company from 2009 to 2017.

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    Aristocrat expects 30 pct profit surge in FY17

    Gaming supplier Aristocrat Leisure Ltd. says it expects a 20 to 30 percent growth in net profit after tax for the 2017 fiscal year. The forecast was made by Aristocrat’s CEO-elect, Trevor Croker during an AGM held on Monday, February 27. The gaming veteran will become Aristocrat’s new CEO and managing director come Wednesday, replacing […]

    Trevor Croker new Aristocrat CEO in 2017

    Aristocrat Leisure Ltd’s CEO and managing director Jamie Odell will be departing the business in 2017, says the Australian gaming supplier. According to the company’s filing to the Australian Stock Exchange, Trevor Croker has been appointed as the CEO elect, (subject to regulator pre-approvals) and will assume the new position on March 1, 2017. Mr. […]

    Aristocrat to focus on expanding existing operations

    Aristocrat Leisure says it will focus on expanding its existing operations, rather than chasing new “bolt-on” acquisitions such as U.S. group Video Gaming Technologies in 2015 and Product Madness back in 2012, local media reports. Chief executive Jamie Odell was quoted by Fairfax Media as saying he was wary of turning the company into a […]

    Acquisition of VGT central to Aristocrat’s 2015 performance, says chairman

    The highly successful acquisition and integration of the VGT gaming business was central to Aristocrat’s performance for the financial year ended Sept. 30, 2015, according to chairman  Dr. Ian Blackburne. During the Annual General Meeting, Blackburne said the acquisition of VGT was successful in lifting operating cash flow and recurring revenue at the group level, […]

    Aristocrat revenue up 73.5 percent over six months

    Aristocrat Leisure announced its revenue increased 73.5 percent year-on-year to $685 million during the six months ending 31 March 2015. The company’s normalized profit after tax and before amortization rose to $110.1 million, a 66.8 percent increase on the same period the year before. EBITDA jumped 121.3 percent YoY to $243.3 million during the six […]

    Social gaming creates challenges for gaming suppliers

    The meteoric rise of the social gaming phenomenon is creating new challenges for gaming suppliers and helping shape the future of casino games, senior executives said at a panel meeting at G2E Asia. Players are increasingly looking for more involvement in their experience. However, the speed of evolution of social games has created challenges for […]

    Entertainment and engagement seen as key drivers for Macau machine market

    Gaming equipment suppliers are upbeat about the prospects for Macau with $27 billion worth of new properties coming onstream in the next few years but, as the market shifts towards the mass player, entertainment value and player engagement may be the key to the winning hand.At the recent G2E Asia, there was an impressive array of content designed and built specifically for Asia, after companies realized a few tweaks to U.S. products wouldn’t be enough to appeal to the Asian imagination.However, the Macau market continues to evolve from the dominance of VIP-driven table games to the mass market and to players increasingly looking for interactivity with the games they are playing, creating challenges and opportunities for suppliers.
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