With plenty of comings and goings around the industry, allow CasinoBeats to give you the rundown on a number of recent manoeuvres.
International sports betting and casino operator SKS365 has strengthened its international expansion plans via the appointment of Lara Falzon as group chief financial officer.
The firm, first registered in Austria and operating in Italy under the Planetwin365 brand, is currently going through a period of ‘intense growth’ both regionally in the Italian market and on an international scale.
“I am very pleased to welcome Lara to our talented executive team at SKS365 as CFO,” said Alexander Martin, CEO of SKS365. “Lara brings a wealth of experience in M&A activity and leading financial operations across international markets combined with in-depth industry experience from working at various gaming companies.
“Finance is a key function at SKS365 supporting actively our growth and profitability targets and I am delighted to have Lara leading our excellent finance team.”
Everi Holdings has named Kate Lowenhar-Fisher as executive vice president, chief legal officer – general counsel, and corporate secretary, effective March 22, 2021, subject to customary regulatory approvals.
Most recently serving as an equity member in the Las Vegas office of Dickinson Wright PLLC, where she chaired the firm’s gaming and hospitality practice group, Lowenhar-Fisher will have responsibility for the company’s legal and regulatory compliance affairs and will report to Everi CEO Michael Rumbolz.
Rumbolz added: “We are delighted to welcome Kate to the Everi team at this exciting time in the ongoing evolution of our company and our industry. Her extensive experience across a comprehensive range of corporate issues and deep knowledge of the gaming industry’s unique regulatory and compliance standards will be vital assets for our business going forward.
“With Everi’s growth focus and future expansion opportunities, we are fortunate to welcome to our team someone with Kate’s experience in so many aspects of gaming and corporate law. We look forward to the benefit of her counsel and contributions.”
Foxwoods Resort Casino
Jason Guyot has been confirmed as the president and chief executive officer of Foxwoods Resort Casino by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, after assuming the role an on interim basis in April 2020.
Guyot, who is lauding as having led Foxwoods’ COVID-19 response team, developing and implementing the resort’s extensive safety measures, is focused on expanding and bolstering Foxwoods’ offerings for guests.
“I am very honoured to be appointed Foxwoods’ President CEO – a role that means everything to me,” stated Guyot. “I’ve been very fortunate to have been afforded the unique opportunity to begin and advance my career at Foxwoods, driven by my desire and passion to learn and grow, personally and professionally.
“As a tribal member, I’m equally grateful for the opportunity to contribute toward the future success of our tribal nation. I remain personally invested in and fiercely committed to the ongoing growth of our resort, as well as our team members and tribal members, and I look forward to continuing to offer our guests superior hospitality as well as the memorable experiences they’ve come to expect from Foxwoods Resort Casino.”
GeoComply has strengthened its management team with the promotion of Lindsay Slader to the position of managing director of gaming, where she will be responsible for the group’s gaming business on a global scale.
In addition, Chad Kornett, has joined the group as VP of global government relations, with The changes made to support the growth of GeoComply’s core business as well as its expansion into international markets.
“The growth of GeoComply over the past 10 years has been nothing short of amazing and I am very excited to be leading the company’s gaming business as it expands internationally,” explained Slader.
“And I’m so happy to welcome Chad to the GeoComply team as our history goes back to my days at GLI where his expertise and professionalism had always been impressive. Chad will play a pivotal role in the company as we continue to grow our core gaming business in the U.S. and move rapidly into new markets.”