AGS Engineering Operations Director credited for leadership of major product launches; establishment of new game-development studios
LAS VEGAS – September 26, 2019 – AGS (NYSE: AGS) or (the “Company”) today announced that Meredith McEvoy, AGS Engineering Operations Director, was named to the 2019-2020 class of the Emerging Leaders of Gaming (“ELG”) 40 Under 40.
McEvoy was selected for this honor by The Innovation Group and Global Gaming Business magazine. The ‘Emerging Leaders of Gaming 40 Under 40’ program recognizes women and men in the gaming industry under the age of 40 who embody leadership roles and have contributed above and beyond expectations to their organizations and the gaming industry.
Along with the other ‘Emerging Leaders of Gaming 40 Under 40’ honorees, McEvoy will be recognized during the ELG 40 Under 40 cocktail reception on Wednesday, October 16 during the Global Gaming Expo (“G2E”) in Las Vegas.
AGS Chief Technology Officer Sigmund Lee said, “Meredith is an exceptional team member and has made many contributions in a short period of time. She’s a driven professional who is focused on quality, process improvement, and is passionate about the product development process. In addition to Meredith’s significant contributions at AGS, her service to the community and volunteer work in advancing young engineers, particularly through the Georgia Tech STEM program, is inspirational.”
As Engineering Operations Director, McEvoy and her team are instrumental in managing the product-development process for AGS’ slot division. She joined AGS in 2016 and has been instrumental in leading the development process for many product launches, including the Company’s gaming platforms and systems. McEvoy has also played a key role in the rapid office expansions for the R&D organization that are critical to AGS’ continuing growth.
Before joining AGS, McEvoy had a successful seven-year career as Senior Project Engineer with Lockheed Martin, one of the U.S.’s foremost defense contractors. She graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology (“Georgia Tech”) with a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
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