Who’s going where and doing what in the gaming industry
» PARAGON CASINO RESORT
Nancy Herrington has returned to Paragon Casino Resort, agreeing to become vice president of marketing for the Marksville, La.-based property. Herrington comes to Paragon after four years as director of marketing at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel in Charenton, La. Prior to her tenure at Cypress Bayou, Herrington held a variety of marketing positions at Paragon, including nearly eight years as director of marketing programs.
“With her previous leadership positions in marketing, Nancy brings the perfect blend of experience to this role,” said Chris Barbry, acting general manager at Paragon.
» SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO TAMPA
As the new vice president of slot operations at Tampa, Fla.-based Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Dan Ingster brings 15 years of experience in slot operations, slot performance and sales/marketing to Seminole Gaming. Ingster will oversee all aspects of slot operations and slot performance. Most recently Ingster was vice president of sales at Rocket Gaming Systems in Las Vegas where he managed the company’s sales team and assisted in slot machine game development. Prior to Rocket Gaming, he spent 12 years at MGM Resorts International properties on the Las Vegas Strip.
Ingster started his Las Vegas gaming career as a slot floor attendant at Treasure Island and worked his way up through slot management at New York‐New York, Luxor and the Monte Carlo. Ingster spent seven years at the Monte Carlo as its executive director of slot operations and marketing where he designed and led the remodel of the entire casino floor, along with the implementation of new casino systems.
» GAMING LABORATORIES INTERNATIONAL
Garret Greene has taken on the role of business development manager for Gaming Laboratories International. In his new role, he is responsible for managing and supporting clients as well as bringing in new companies to work with GLI.
Greene brings with him six years of experience in the gaming industry. Most recently, he worked as head of regulatory compliance at Paddy Power PLC where he was responsible for all regulatory affairs within the group, acting as the point of contact for regulatory bodies and ensuring licensing terms and conditions were met within their jurisdictions.
Greene earned a Master’s degree in business and financial information systems from University College Cork. He is a member of International Masters of Gaming Law and associate member of the Institute of Internal Auditors. He is proficient in English, French and Irish.
“We are delighted to welcome Garret into the GLI Europe team, and we feel his personality and enthusiasm will add strength in depth to our team and service to our clients,” said James Illingworth, director of European business development for GLI.
» INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY
International Game Technology PLC announced that Ken Bossingham has joined the company as senior vice president, casino core product. Based in Las Vegas, Bossingham will be responsible for the global management and P&L of IGT’s Class II, Class III, video, and mechanical reels product lines, including market and competitive analysis, product requirements definition and marketing alignment to achieve IGT’s business objectives.
Bossingham most recently served as chief operating officer for American Gaming Systems (AGS), where he led the company’s acquisition by Apollo Global Management, and acquisitions of Colossal Gaming and Cadillac Jack, transforming AGS into a leading provider of Class II and table games products. His past executive positions held include vice president and general manager of North American Casino Operations for SPIELO International, and chief operating officer for ATRONIC. During his 12-year tenure with ATRONIC and SPIELO, Bossingham helped guide their commercial casino segment through the challenges of the U.S. recession.
Bossingham holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Moorhead State University in Minnesota and an MBA from Idaho State University.
Luxury gaming manufacturer Interblock has named gaming and hospitality finance professional Bryan Coy as the company’s chief accounting officer and has expanded the company’s marketing capabilities, naming Las Vegas casino marketing veteran Jamie Garrett as the company’s new promotions and creative services manager.
Coy brings a wealth of public and private gaming financial experience to Interblock. Most recently, he served as chief accounting officer, Americas for privately held Aruze Gaming America. He has also served as director of financial reporting for Fontainebleau Resorts and as chief financial officer for Shuffle Master – Americas.
Garrett brings more than 10 years of casino marketing experience to Interblock, having served in multiple casino marketing positions on the Las Vegas Strip and in a Las Vegas locals casino.
Most recently, Garrett was slot marketing manager for Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, where she developed and implemented cutting-edge casino promotions, player offers, tournaments and special events. Previously, she was at Green Valley Ranch Resort and Casino, serving in multiple positions.