The Asian Poker Tour (APT) has promoted Lloyd Fontillas (pictured left) as general manager and executive tournament director.
The poker tournament brand said in a Wednesday press release that the appointee was “one of the most highly-experienced and well-respected figures” in the sector judged worldwide, and had recently been invited to join the board of the Poker Tournament Directors Association.
“Lloyd has been an integral and important part of APT since the very beginning. I am delighted that he will now be taking on the day-to-day business of APT and guiding its future growth,” said Jeff Mann (pictured right), the APT’s chief executive, in a prepared statement contained in the release.
The announcement added Mr Fontillas would “be part of the decision-making process of the brand’s future development”.
After joining the APT in 2009, Mr Fontillas became an APT tournament director in 2010 with responsibilities including setting of tournament schedules and casino-floor management of order of play. In 2016, he was promoted to executive tournament director.
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