JCM Global has named Ian Payne the company’s new general manager of JCM Global Australasia. Payne previously served as JCM’s Asia-Pacific business manager for nine years before briefly leaving the gaming industry. 
 
“We are very pleased to welcome Ian Payne back to JCM Global and back to the gaming industry,” said Jason Cribbs, JCM’s vice president of sales. “JCM clients across the entire Asia-Pacific region recognize Ian as a dynamic leader who truly listens to their needs and then delivers solutions tailored to each situation. It is that dedication to customer service that makes JCM unique and helps our clients make real connections with their customers.”
 
Payne is based in JCM’s Sydney, Australia office and is leading JCM’s team at G2E Asia, where the company will exhibit its portfolio of award-winning bill validation and printing technologies, including iVIZION, TBV, DBV-500, GEN2 Universal and the BlueWave Deluxe firmware upload tool.
 
Payne is an accomplished sales leader with deep knowledge of the Australia, Macau, New Zealand, Macau, and Singapore markets. Most recently, he served as Asia-Pacific general manager for the Schaeffler Group, a global integrated automotive and industrial supplier. He has also served as sales and marketing manager for Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and commercial sales manager for Siemens VDO Australia.