Pollard Banknote is very pleased to announce that Shannon DeHaven will be joining our organization in the position of Vice President of Digital Engagement, effective April 5. DeHaven will provide leadership to Pollard’s Digital Engagement team and will support its lottery clients in the implementation of best -in-class programs and solutions to support their digital journeys and maximize the value of the digital sphere.
DeHaven brings a wealth of experience to Pollard Banknote, having served as Deputy Director of Digital Operations for the Michigan Lottery for the past several years. Prior to this, she held positions of increasing responsibility in the growing interactive business of the Lottery, which includes one of the most successful iLottery programs in North America. DeHaven has been recognized as a leader in the industry and is the recipient of a number of industry awards. In 2021, she was named by Gaming Intelligence as one of their top 50 gaming executives, and in 2019 was named as one of iGaming Business’s Most Influential Women in Gaming. In addition, she was the recipient of the prestigious NASPL Powers Award in 2017, which recognizes the significant contributions lottery employees have made through exceptional job performance.
“I am excited to join the Pollard Banknote team as I embark on the next chapter of my career,” said DeHaven. “In addition to becoming part of an organization that I have worked closely with for many years, I am looking forward to the opportunity to support lotteries around the world to foster entertaining and engaging digital experiences for their players.”
“Pollard Banknote has been an active partner in helping lotteries with their evolving digital strategy,” said Doug Pollard, Co-CEO, Pollard Banknote. “Shannon’s passion and experience with one-to-one player engagement will provide a significant addition to our expertise, which we are confident will be valued by our lottery clients.”