GLMS names new Executive Committee; Ludovico Calvi designated President
Lausanne, June 12, 2017 – At the recent General Meeting (GM) of the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS), which took place on Thursday 8 June in Krakow, Poland, the new GLMS Executive Committee took office.
Four lottery professionals were elected to positions on the Executive Committee, namely:
- Mr. Ludovico Calvi (Lottomatica)
- Mr. Younès El Mechrafi (MDJS)
- Mr. Sami Kauhanen (Veikkaus)
- Mr. How Sheng Lee (Singapore Pools)
Mr. Calvi has been designated Chair and will now act as the new President of the association. He replaces Mr. Chin Siong Seah (Singapore Pools), who has retired from the association after completing his two year term as President. Mr. Seah also served as a GLMS Executive Committee member appointed by the World Lottery Association (WLA); replacing Mr. Seah in this capacity is Mr. Rupert Bolingbroke (Hong Kong Jockey Club). Mr. Edmundo Dupre (Polla Chilena de Beneficencia) and Thierry Pujol (Française des Jeux) retain their existing positions on the GLMS Executive Committee as committee members designated by the WLA and the EL (European Lotteries) respectively.
On the occasion of his appointment as President, Mr. Calvi said, “I would like to thank the GLMS membership for having entrusted me with this role – a role that you can feel assured, I will take on with great personal commitment in the next years. I owe also gratitude to the former President, Chin Siong, for his strategic guidance to the development of the GLMS and the EL and WLA Presidents for their on-going precious support. I will take the challenge to continue this valuable work and build upon this legacy to make GLMS a highly effective and relevant association that all its Members and Partners." He continued, "This process shall include operational consolidation, an increase in the membership of the association, strong and solid communications, developing education and prevention tools and supporting States in implementing provisions of the Council of Europe convention, especially with regards to the sharing of information and setting up of national platforms.”
An eighth member of the GLMS Executive committee will be designated in the coming weeks by the EL.
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