Eclipse Gaming recently announced that Orrin J. Edidin has joined the company as president and chief business officer.
“Orrin is highly respected throughout the gaming community and his decision to join our growing executive team is an important milestone in Eclipse’s journey,” saidd Eclipse Gaming Chief Executive Officer Tim Minard. “Orrin’s wealth of experience and impressive track record of strategic, operational and commercial accomplishments will be invaluable as we continue to accelerate our growth. Our priority is to be the leading supplier of top performing games on the casino floor. Bringing Orrin onto our leadership team advances our progress towards that goal.”
Throughout his extensive 23 year career in gaming, Edidin has successfully guided industry-leading companies to peak levels of performance and growth. While serving as president of WMS Gaming, Edidin led their transition from a small arcade company into one of the leading global suppliers of gaming platforms and content. Under his leadership, WMS Gaming strategically expanded its product portfolio and distribution channels, and launched some of the most successful slot products of all time. Edidin held various senior executive roles during his 19 years at WMS Industries Inc. and its operating subsidiaries, WMS Gaming and Midway Games, including chief operating officer and general counsel. He was inducted into the WMS Gaming/Scientific Games Hall of Fame in 2015 and is a founding member and past vice president of the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers.
Edidin also served as founding president and CEO of Williams Interactive, the digital gaming subsidiary of WMS Gaming/Scientific Games. Under his direction Williams Interactive became one of the fastest growing and highest grossing social casinos. He led the strategic initiative to develop “white label” social casino platforms for licensed online B2B customers to provide content and the ability to monetize and leverage their own brands.
“This is an exciting time to join Eclipse Gaming. Eclipse has a strong footprint in the Class II tribal gaming market and by focusing on great games and product innovation, there is tremendous opportunity to increase our market position,” said Edidin. “Tim is driving a fast-paced, entrepreneurial culture within the company and building an experienced, passionate team. I look forward to partnering with Tim and the leadership team to design and execute on our strategic initiatives and realize our highest potential.”