Helix Leisure confirms new management appointments to support growth

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A number of key personnel have been hired within Helix Leisure following last year’s key growth across the brand’s varied companies.

Helix Leisure has appointed a number of industry specialists in key positions across the company’s brands following a year of growth in 2016.

The company, which includes the Embed, LAI Games and The Locker Network brands, has confirmed three new appointments in three key positions internationally.

Rosa Tahmaseb is the new Managing Director for the Helix Leisure EMEA office in Dubai, UAE, overseeing the company’s operations and working to identify and foster new opportunities in the European, Middle Eastern and Asian market.

Rosa’s previous 20 years of experience include Director of Operations for Edward Mellors Entertainment LLC.and Helix Leisure claim her track records of international achievements in the UK, UAE, Australia, Europe and the Far East will help boost Embed’s presence in the EMEA region.

Helix Leisure’s COO Luke McKimmie said, “The challenge for any growing company is maintaining a high level of industry knowledge within the team and furthering positive relations with partners. We have worked alongside Rosa on numerous projects within our industry and a mutual respect quickly developed, which makes this appointment even more important to us.”

In addition, Helix Leisure positioned 28-year veteran of the gaming industry, Guy Lee, as its Operations Director of the North American office, located in Dallas, Texas.

Guy’s history includes roles at the Royal Caribbean International, Norwegian Cruise Line and, most recently, Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino, where he held the position of Director of Slot Operations.

The third management appointment at Helix Leisure sees Shane Galford joins the company as the new Support Manager for Embed.

With 10 years of IT Management experience outside the out-of-home entertainment industry for companies including Meggitt and Reliant Worldwide Plastics, Helix claim Shane will ensure Embed’s customers get the quality around-the-clock help they need.

The General Manager of Helix Leisure USA, Ted Parsons said, “Guy and Shane bring with them a depth of experience and knowledge to support our rapid growth and will be focused on serving our customers through enhancements to our Operations and Support Team.”

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