Gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy BMM International LLC, known as BMM Testlabs, has appointed Jason Elison (pictured) as a director of technical compliance, the company announced on Wednesday.
Mr Elison will jointly lead the department with Peter Nikiper, also a director of technical compliance. The two men will report to Travis Foley, the company’s executive vice president for operations – Americas.
Based at BMM’s Las Vegas headquarters, in the United States, Mr Elison will work directly with gaming regulators and BMM’s service delivery team “to ensure equipment testing is conducted in compliance with jurisdictional regulations,” the firm said in a statement.
Mr Elison’s previous experience includes seven years at the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) Technology Division, most recently as the electronics laboratory manager. During his time at the NGCB, Mr Elison was responsible for managing the approvals of the first interactive gaming systems approved in the Nevada state, as well as oversight of NGCB’s transition to the use of independent testing laboratories, BMM said.
“We are very pleased to welcome Jason Elison to BMM. As BMM continues to expand its footprint in North America it’s imperative that we bring in experienced and talented members of staff to service our clients and regulators,” said BMM’s Travis Foley.
Mr Elison will also join the BMM Academy as a regulatory expert, providing customised education and training programmes to the industry, the firm added.
“I am very pleased to be joining BMM in this time of growth. I look forward to being an integral part of the service delivery team here in North America and to providing the highest quality service to regulators across the United States,” Mr Elison said in the statement.
BMM, established in 1981, employs around 300 people in 13 global locations and serves more than 400 jurisdictions, according to the company. In Asia, BMM has offices in Macau and Singapore.
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