Gaming Arts, LLC (Gaming Arts) recently announced that gaming industry executive Jean Venneman has joined the company as chief commercial officer to lead sales, marketing and product management.

"W ware excited to have a highly regarded executive of Jean's caliber join our team," said Gaming Arts President Mike Dreitzer. "We feel confident that she will help drive our growth as we expand our portfolio from industry-leading bingo and keno products to now include innovative and highly differentiated electronic gaming machines for tribal and commercial gaming floors. Jean brings more than 25 years of gaming industry experience leading key initiatives including product management, game development, and brand licensing – her experience, relationships, and business savvy will be a great asset to Gaming Arts."

For the past two years, Venneman served as the senior vice president of business development for High 5 Games, a leading game-developer for land-based, online, social, and mobile markets. Before that, from 2010-2015, she held various executive roles for Scientific Games and its acquired company, Bally Technologies, with oversight for product management and brand licensing, ending her tenure as Scientific Games' vice president of brand licensing, gaming and interactive.

"I am honored and thrilled to join Gaming Arts at such an exciting time, as the company continues to build momentum in the areas of Bingo, Keno and now truly innovative electronic gaming machines,"  said Venneman.  "I look forward to working with the team to expand our success and presence in more and more markets."