Marco Sala *
Marco Sala was appointed Chairman of DeA Capital in April 2022.
He has served as Executive Chair of the IGT PLC Board of Directors since January 2022. In May 2020 he was appointed to the De Agostini S.p.A. Board of Directors. He was Chief Executive Officer of IGT PLC from April 2015 to January 2022, where he was responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of the Company. Prior to April 2015, Sala served as Chief Executive Officer of GTECH S.p.A. (formerly known as Lottomatica Group) since April 2009. He joined the Company as Co-General Manager in 2003, and since then, has served as a member of the Board of Directors. In August 2006, he was appointed Managing Director with responsibility for the Company's Italian Operations and other European activities. Previously, he was CEO of Buffetti, Italy's leading office equipment and supply retail chain. Prior to Buffetti, Sala served as Head of the Business Directories Division for SEAT Pagine Gialle. Earlier in his career, he worked at Magneti Marelli (a Fiat Group company) and Kraft Foods. Mr. Sala graduated from Bocconi University in Milan, majoring in Business and Economics.