Pollard Banknote Vice President Brad Thompson receives Powers Award for outstanding job performance


NASPL Power prices are presented annually in recognition of the significant contributions lottery and vendor employees have made through exceptional job performance. The awards are named in honor of the late Edward J. Powers, one of the founders of NASPL who spent over 25 years in the lottery industry helping define the most effective organizational structures that have become a model for today’s lotteries.

With a career spanning more than three decades, Brad thompson is a leader in the lottery industry, offering extensive and extensive experience in the North American market. Brad’s collaborative working style, his solid understanding of the drivers of successful Instant Games, and his great ability to tailor strategies to specific market conditions make him a much sought-after partner with his lottery clients. He is also responsible for overseeing Pollard Banknote‘s licensed brand portfolio and Licensed Products team, including the design and execution of various promotional opportunities. Brad provides a strong toolbox of options to increase sales and make lottery offers both successful and attractive.

Brad’s Lottery customers leverage his expertise to receive invaluable advice that drives sales on all aspects of instant ticketing products, including the incorporation of specialized features to grab the attention of retailers. For example, in 2021 Brad worked with the Texas Lottery to develop the best-selling lottery game of the year—$ 200 million Ca $ h. This $ 50 the post featured the colorful sparkle of Pollard Banknote’s Spectrum Scratch FX® printing innovation.

Brad was nominated for the Powers Prize through Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery Commission. Gary Grief shared the reasons for Brad’s appointment: “For the Texas Lottery, Brad has long been a trusted partner in creative and innovative scratch ticket solutions. He works with the Texas Lottery to understand and then solve our problems, no matter how small. He never takes a cookie-cutter approach to our problems; instead, he gives thoughtful, well-reasoned advice. “

“Kudos to Brad on this well-deserved award. Brad appreciates the drivers of successful games and works with our customers to deliver games that result in growth,” said Jennifer westbury, Executive Vice President, Sales and Customer Development, Pollard Banknote. “The Texas Lottery has reached record levels of success over the past few years, and this nomination by the Texas Lottery is a testament to the partnership Brad has established with them to help them do so.”

The winners were announced on October 5, 2021 at the virtual NASPL DeskCon 2021.

About Pollard Banknote

Pollard Banknote is a major lottery partner of over 60 lotteries around the world. player engagement and iLottery solutions, including strategic marketing and management services. The company is a proven innovator with decades of experience helping lotteries to maximize player engagement, sales and revenue for good causes. Pollard Banknote also provides tab tickets, bingo paper and its Diamond game and games and electronic gaming devices compliant with the charity markets and other games in North America. Founded in 1907, Pollard Banknote is approximately 64.3% owned by the Pollard family and 35.7% by public shareholders, and is listed on the TSX (PBL). For more information, please visit our website at www.pollardbanknote.com.

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SOURCE Pollard Banknote Limited

For further information: Doug Pollard, Co-CEO, Email: [email protected]; Rob Rose, Chief Financial Officer, Email: [email protected]; John Pollard, Co-Managing Director, Email: [email protected]; Pollard Banknote Limited, Telephone: (204) 474-2323

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