Casino games maker Konami Gaming Inc says it has appointed Sina Miri (pictured) to be vice president of innovation and research and development (R&D) strategy.
According to a Tuesday release, Mr Miri joined Konami Gaming this year. He was described as a veteran of the gaming sector with more than two decades of experience, including leadership roles at well-known gaming brands.
Mr Miri was vice president of product management and R&D at gaming equipment and lottery services provider Scientific Games Corp from January 2018 to June this year, according to his LinkedIn page. He was previously a vice president at global gaming supplier International Game Technology Plc (IGT).
In Tuesday’s release, Konami Gaming further noted that Mr Miri had a “proven track record in shaping strategic vision and delivery of new technology by capitalising upon advances in mobile, social, cashless, and data-driven omnichannel entertainment.”
Victor Duarte, senior vice president and chief product and strategy officer at Konami Gaming was quoted in the release as saying: “Sina Miri’s technical expertise, strategic vision, and passion for innovation will empower our organisation” to be a leader in gaming product innovation.
Mr Miri will identify novel business opportunities, develop business models, and head strategic planning within Konami Gaming in relation to the casino games field, stated the company.
Konami Gaming is a United States-based unit of Japan’s Konami Holdings Corp.
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