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Sue van der Merwe

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Sue is The Lottery Corporation’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, a role she was appointed to following the demerger from Tabcorp Holdings in 2022. She previously led Tabcorp Holdings’ Lotteries & Keno business, serving as its Managing Director since the 2017 combination of Tabcorp Holdings and Tatts Group. Prior to that, she was Chief Operating Officer of Lotteries at Tatts Group.  

In a career in lotteries spanning 33 years, Sue has played a central role in the successful development of the Australian industry and was instrumental in the acquisition of multiple lottery licences and the successful integration of these businesses.  

She is also the Chairman of the Asia Pacific Lottery Association, sits on the World Lottery Association Executive Committee, and was inducted into the Public Gaming Research Institute’s (PGRI’s) Lottery Industry Hall of Fame in 2016, recognising her contribution to world lottery excellence and integrity.  

Sue holds a Bachelor of Social Science, Marketing and Economics.

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