Lever takes the lead in legal, privacy and corporate governance functions
Great Canadian Entertainment has announced the appointment of Katie Lever as general counsel, corporate secretary, and chief privacy officer. In her new role, Lever will be responsible for overseeing the gaming and hospitality company's legal, privacy, and corporate governance functions.
Lever brings a strong background in the gaming and hospitality industry to the role, and expertise in corporate law, governance, mergers and acquisitions, compliance, securities law, and government relations. She has served as chief legal officer and general counsel for a number of companies in the gaming sector, including Baha Mar, Scientific Games and its acquired entities, Bally Technologies and SHFL Entertainment. She is also an independent board member of GeoComply Solutions Inc. and GBank Financial Holdings, Inc., the parent company of GBank,
Lever is also a passionate advocate for women in leadership and gaming, and community engagement. She is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and the State Bar of Nevada.
"We are delighted to welcome Katie to the Great Canadian family as our new general counsel, corporate secretary, and chief privacy officer," said Matthew Anfinson, chief executive officer at Great Canadian Entertainment. "She brings with her a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success in the gaming and hospitality industry. With her leadership, I have no doubt that our legal, privacy, and corporate governance functions will be in excellent hands. We look forward to working with her to continue driving success for our company and upholding our commitment to corporate responsibility and ethical conduct.”
Great Canadian Entertainment has 25 gaming, entertainment and hospitality facilities in Ontario, British Columbia, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia.