Tag: Appointment

Brian Duke joins Semnox

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It has been announced that industry veteran Brian Duke is to join Semnox Solutions as senior client partner, bringing with him decades of experience. Duke is a longtime amusement industry veteran, with over 35 years experience with such industry giants as Universal (now Aruze), Nintendo and Capcom as well as consulting for many start-ups to bring innovative new products to...

New sales structure for ITL China

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Innovative Technology China is pleased to welcome Rebecca Deng, sales support administrator to their Shenzhen Office. Rebecca’s appointment has created a new sales structure for ITL China with an increased focus on business development to extend Innovative’s reach in this growing region. Rebecca joined Innovative’s China office earlier in the year and is responsible for providing sales support including all aspects...

JCM Global names Dana Talich VP of finance and legal

JCM Global has promoted Dana Talich to vice president of Finance and Legal. She is based in the company’s Americas headquarters in Las Vegas. In her new role, Talich oversees all financial and legal activities for JCM Global, as well as regulatory and product compliance, and information technology. “We are proud to name Dana as JCM’s new Vice President of Finance...

JNC names Arnold as new sales team member

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JNC Sales has announced the appointment of Natalie Arnold to its sales team, bringing 15 years experience as senior recruiter in the construction industry..

Jamie Queen joins Buzz Bingo as CCO

Jamie Queen is joining Buzz Bingo – the UK’s largest retail Bingo operator – in the newly-created role of chief commercial officer. Buzz Bingo underwent a £40 million re brand from Gala Leisure Ltd last September - across its estate of 2.3m square feet - as well as launching its successful online platform. It has a nationwide network of 119 bingo...

Suzohapp appoint new UK sales director

SuzoHapp has announced the appointment of Matt Luckhurst as its sales director for components in the UK and Ireland. Backed by a depth of experience within the retail, banking, gaming and tourism industries, he is set to add extensive knowledge and valuable expertise to this position. “We are pleased to have gained such a high calibre professional to join our team...

Martin Austin joins Harry Levy

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Popular industry character Martin Austin returned to the industry at last week’s EAG show on the Harry Levy stand. Martin, who has worked for several high-profile industry companies including Reflex Gaming, took a brief break to work in property. However, he soon realized that he missed the amusement and gaming industry. “The grass was not greener, that’s for sure,” he said....

NRM strengthen team with new appointments

NRM Group, the independently owned supplier of technology solutions to the broadly based gaming and betting industry, has strengthened its team with two customer-facing appointments. Graduate Jayne Walsh, who joins from Smith & Nephew, has assumed the newly created post of central support manager with primary responsibility for co-ordinating NRM’s installation team and being the ‘go to’ person for customers....

Mims Davies named Minister for Sport and Civil Society

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Prime Minister Theresa May has moved to replace Tracey Crouch after she dramatically quit as sports minister last week in protest over delays in bringing in reductions to maximum stakes on FOBTs. Mims Davies, 43, is..

Kelly returns to retail bingo for Gala Leisure rebrand

To assist in the rebranding of its clubs to Buzz Bingo,Gala Leisure has appointed industry veteran John Kelly as non-executive chairman. Kelly, who founded the Gala Coral Group,has been recruited into the post after serving as chairman of Ladbrokes Coral until it was bought by online rival GVC. He joins the company as it presses ahead with a £40m overhaul,which not...

William Hill director appointed chief executive of Rank Group

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Rank Group has appointed William Hill director John O'Reilly as its new chief executive, to succeed Henry Birch next month. O’Reilly brings over 25 years of experience in the betting and gaming industry. O'Reilly previously led Ladbrokes' digital operations, where he was an executive on the board and subsequently launched the Coral brand online. More recently, he was chairman of digital...

Industry veteran Richard Crompton joins UDC sales team

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UDC has bolstered its sales team with the announcement that industry veteran, Richard Crompton, has joined as executive, bringing with him a depth of industry knowledge and experience.   Crompton’s family have a long history in the wider picture, whilst he himself brings a breadth of experience in the manufacturing, operating and sales aspects of the amusements trade. “I am delighted to...

Scientific Games appoints Shawn G. Williams

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The gaming industry tech developer, Scientific Games, has named Shawn G. Williams as Chief Human Resources Officer with immediate effect. The appointment will see Shawn G. Williams as Chief Human Resources Officer reporting directly to Scientific Games Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer Kevin Sheehan. Williams' appointment comes as Gary Melampy, the Company's current CHRO, has announced his retirement. Shawn brings over two...

G-Squared appoints Nick Wheeler as Sales Manager

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G-Squared Games has appointed Nick Wheeler to the newly-created position of Sales Manager across the company’s entire product portfolio.   The new role will see Nick Wheeler report directly to the G-Squared Board, with responsibility for sales across the company’s product range, with particular focus on Casino King, G-Squared’s ground-breaking digital CAT C compendium. Commenting on the appointment, G-Squared’s Andrew Powell explained:...

Select Gaming appoints Jason Hunt to new role

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The new technical appointment of Jason Hunt as Operational Performance Manager underpins Select Gaming’s commitment to excellence, states the company.   Select Gaming, the UK’s largest independent supplier of gaming and amusement equipment to licensed premises, has positioned Jason Hunt in the newly created role of Operational Performance Manager. The company claims the appointment is set to further enhance the level of...

Simon McCarthy named as Betcom Games MD

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Betcom Games have announced that Simon McCarthy has joined as their managing director with immediate effect.   The company is a Gauselmann subsidiary group behind games such as Andy Capp and Treasure Island Jackpots. “We are very pleased to welcome Simon to head up Betcom, a division of the company which has grown to be one of the major players in the...

Scientific Games appoints new COO and president

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Karin-Joyce Tjon named as Chief Operating Officer and President for Scientific Games. Scientific Games Corporation has announced the appointment of Karin- Joyce (“KJ”) Tjon as chief operating officer and president. Tjon will report directly to Scientific Games’ chief executive officer Kevin Sheehan, who said: “We have tremendous confidence in KJ’s ability to lead our long-term growth strategy and execution, and continue...

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...

New worldwide operations position created for Doug Stagner at IAAPA

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IAAPA has positioned Doug Stagner in two roles at the association including a newly created role dealing with worldwide operations. Doug Stagner has been confirmed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Executive Vice President (EVP) of worldwide operations at IAPPA. The attractions industry veteran has been hired both as COO and, in the newly created position, as EVP to oversee the...

Bassam earns VP role at Innovative Technology

Leading cash handling equipment provider Innovative Technology has confirmed the promotion of Andy Bassam to VP of customer support. Bassam has headed up ITL’s Customer Support for the last five years and has worked in the cash handling industry for more than 15 years. This new role will see him take on more strategic responsibility for the development of the...

Andy Thorne joins BANDAI NAMCO Management Solutions

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New appointment enhances support team function at  BANDAI NAMCO Management Solutions The newly-formed BANDAI NAMCO Management Solutions has confirmed the appointment of Andy Thorne to the role of field-based installation engineer. Thorne will work predominantly on the Embed products in the UK and Ireland, reacting to new enquiries and supporting equipment currently on site. He has spent the last two years...

Eurocoin appoint Gary Parkin to new European technical sales role

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Eurocoin Ltd has confirmed that Gary Parkin will be taking on the new position of European Technical Sales Project Manager in a newly expanded role. Eurocoin Ltd has appointed Gary Parkin to the position of European Technical Sales Project Manager, a new expansion role at the company, which takes place with immediate effect. “Gary is a widely-respected professional, who has 30...

LAI Games appoints Mirry Glavan as new MD

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Australian amusement industry supplier LAI Games has positioned Mirry Glavan in newly-created MD role. Helix Leisure Group, the leading Out-of-Home entertainment supplier has announced Ms Mirry Glavan as the new Managing Director of its subsidiary company LAI Games. The new role will see Mirry transitioning from her current role as MD for Helix Leisure Middle East in Dubai into the newly-generated...

Jens Möller strengthens the GeWeTe sales team

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Jens Möller has joined cash-handling company GeWeTe, a subsidiary of the Gauselmann Group, on 1 November to strengthen its sales team. Jens Möller began his career at Nova Games, a former Gauselmann subsidiary, directly after completing his studies in engineering. The cash-management expert has collated over 30 years of experience in the industry, having worked for various well-known companies in...

Changes in Novomatic UK’s management structure

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Employing around 3,800 people, Novomatic UK, the country’s largest gaming industry operation, comprising manufacturing, operating and distribution, has announced senior management changes. Novomatic UK has undertaken a strategic realignment of its management structure which will see changes across several key positions and will come into effect on 1 January 2017. Central among the changes is the decision by Zane Mersich to...

Paul Langham to engineer the future as part of Gauselmann

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As head of the newly created Merkur Engineering, former Town & County boss and a new leading light in Gauselmann’s UK team, Paul Langham, explains the history and the philosophy behind his high profile transfer. Coinslot: You are now part of the Gauselmann family, how did that come about and what was it that appealed to you? Paul Langham: I’ve known...

Scan Coin announces appointment of new UK chief

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SuzoHapp subsidiary, Scan Coin, has announced the appointment of Jim Anderson as the new managing director of Scan Coin UK & Ireland. He will be tasked with growing regional businesses for the supplier of cash processing equipment and services, along with developing the company’s existing customer relationships.   “Jim has extensive experience and a strong track record across multiple disciplines and...

BACTA invest in infrastructure with head of finance appointment

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BACTA has appointed a replacement to retiring head of finance, John Silverstone, in the form of experienced financial expert Robert Gibb, who joins the coin-op trade group from a career of developing and growing businesses. BACTA CEO John White has this week confirmed the appointment of Robert Gibb to the post of Head of Finance. Gibb, who has over 30-years financial...

New Managing Director for Cowells-Arrow UK

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Cowells-Arrow UK, a subsidiary of the USA based Arrow International and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of charitable and social gaming solutions, has appointed Tony Lister as its new managing director, following a 29 year career with Mecca Bingo. He succeeds Ennio Vettese, who has retired after 13 years at the helm. “This is a great opportunity for me...