SUZOHAPP recently announced Markus Prader as its new business development and key accounts manager for the region covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Prader’s appointment became effective August 13.

Prader spent seven years as business development director at Crane Payment Solutions. He also held a number of senior positions in casino operations around the world, ranging from Harrah’s (Rio) and MGM Grand in Las Vegas to Tsogo Sun and Gold Reef Resorts in South Africa to Storm International and Russian Gaming Industries in Moscow. Prader founded MP Gaming in South Africa and he was a partner at Tajitsu Industries, a predictive analytics and AI company, based in Gothenburg, Sweden.

"We are pleased to have Markus join our growing team in Europe,” said Goran Sovilj, EVP gaming and amusement EMEA at SUZOHAPP. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the organization."

As part of his new role at SUZOHAPP, Prader will focus on customer relationship development in the promising DACH portion of Europe, which includes Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

"The appointment of Markus is in alignment with our strategy to further improve the support for our key customers in the region," said Wilbert Bieleman, managing director of SUZOHAPP EMEA.