The board of directors of the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) has elected a new slate of officers, the group announced on Wednesday. The majority of the current officers were re-appointed to their posts.
The position of AGEM president, held by Thomas A. Jingoli, chief compliance officer for Konami Gaming Inc, was not up for election. Mr Jingoli just transitioned to his second year of a two-year term.
One-year terms were approved for other positions. Dan Savage was re-elected AGEM’s first vice president. He is chief administration officer of U.S.-based gaming and lottery supplier Scientific Games Corp.
David Lucchese, executive vice president for games at Everi Holdings Inc – formerly Global Cash Access Holdings Inc – was selected for a new term as second vice president at AGEM. Everi is a casino gaming equipment and payment solutions provider.
Other re-elected officers included: secretary – Mark Dunn (executive vice president and general counsel at Aristocrat Leisure Ltd); treasurer – Tom Nieman (vice president of sales and marketing at JCM Global – also known as JCM America Corp); and vice president of government relations – Steven DiMasi (vice president of global government relations at IGT Plc).
The election included the appointment of two co-general counsels. They are Harper Ko (re-elected), deputy general counsel for gaming at Scientific Games; and Daron Dorsey, general counsel for North American operations at Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd.
AGEM is a non-profit international trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers of products and services for the gaming industry. Its current membership includes 149 companies based in 21 countries.
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