Aristocrat Technologies Inc – a U.S. unit of Australian slot machine maker Aristocrat Leisure Ltd – on Wednesday said Maureen Sweeny had been appointed as the whole group’s chief commercial officer, to be based in Las Vegas.
Mrs Sweeny joins the Aristocrat team on September 22, after a 30-year career with U.S.-based technology company IBM Corp.
According to an Aristocrat statement, she will be accountable for the company’s sales of Class III gaming machines – a designation in North American markets covering slot machines for casinos. Her role will be global, covering the firm’s designated markets in the Americas, Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific, plus Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Aristocrat Technologies’ chief executive Jamie Odell said the new appointee’s “first class” operational and commercial skills would ensure the firm’s customers “get maximum benefit from the outstanding Class III product portfolios we are now bringing to market”.
Aristocrat is licensed by more than 200 regulators and its products and services are available in more than 90 countries around the world.
The parent in July announced the acquisition of U.S.-based gaming machine provider Video Gaming Technologies Inc for US$1.28 billion in cash.
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