GAN plc announced the appointment of Karen Flores as chief financial officer, effective immediately. In this role, Flores will be responsible for finance, strategic planning, treasury, tax and accounting and will be based at the company's offices in Irvine, Calif.
Flores brings 20 years of financial management, capital markets and operational experience in both public and private technology companies. Most recently, she served as vice president of corporate financial planning and analysis at Alorica, Inc., where she rebuilt the corporate financial planning and analysis function and managed the global capital planning process, establishing and leading the committee overseeing over $50 million in annual capital spending.
Prior to this, Flores served as senior vice president of finance at Maker Studios Inc., leading the company through a multi-year period of explosive growth with revenues increasing from $2 million to over $200 million. Flores' role at the company included acting as shareholder liaison with key institutional investors and managing its U.S. external audit. She was a primary member of the team that raised more than $70 million in equity funding and sold the company to The Walt Disney Company for $675 million in 2014.
Flores has also held financial positions at MySpace Music, Napster and Microsoft during her career and holds a bachelor of science, finance (Cum Laude) from San Jose State University.