Michelle, a Canadian national, has proven leadership in operations and innovation both locally and internationally, with over 35 years’ experience in the gaming industry. Prior to joining Lottotech, Michelle held the position of CEO at Atlantic Lottery Corporation, which under her leadership was recognized three times as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. As President and CEO of the Atlantic Lottery Corporation, she developed and implemented a corporate social responsibility framework which strives to promote integrity, transparency and responsibility. Prior to joining Atlantic Lottery Corporation, she was President of Gamescape, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GTECH and a Corporate Vice President in charge of marketing and customer relations at GTECH.
She has also been recognized four times as one of the top 50 CEOs in Atlantic Canada and is an inductee into the Lottery Hall of Fame class of 2006. Michelle is also a strong promoter of responsible gaming having been one of the founding members of the Responsibility Program on behalf of the WLA. Michelle also aided in the creation of responsible gambling principles and its associated frameworks and standards which were unanimously approved by 140 organizations worldwide.