John Gomes Hired To ManageSingapore Office, Serving Markets In Southeast Asia
Las Vegas, NV — September 27, 2012
As part of its growth strategy to focus on emerging markets in Asiaincluding Singapore and Macau, Konami Gaming, Inc. has established a branchoffice in Singapore, announced Satoshi Sakamoto, chief executive officer.
The Konami Gaming, Inc. Singapore Branch will be located at 1 FullertonRd, #02-01 One Fullerton, Singapore 049213, and will operate under theexperienced leadership of John Gomes, who will serve as the branch’s generalmanager. Gomes will report directly to Eduardo Aching, vice president ofinternational sales, and in this role he will coordinate sales, marketing andservice efforts in the region, leveraging resources and assets from Konami’sUnited States and Australian offices. Gomes brings 25 years of gaming industryexperience to the role from both the operator and supplier sides and has anextensive background in international sales management and businessdevelopment. Most recently, Gomes served as managing director for InternationalGame Technology (IGT) in Asia
“I am thrilled to be joining Konami, a respected company with a strongreputation around the world. My primary objective is to continue to deliverquality products to the market while maintaining a high level of customersatisfaction,” said Gomes. “I will be attending G2E in Las Vegas and I lookforward to reviewing our plans for the new office, as well as Konami’sinnovative and performance-oriented catalog of games and systems products, withthose who are attending the show”.
“Konami has experienced success in Asian gaming markets with productssuch as Podium and Advantage 5, and we will continue to unveil innovativeproducts to support our presence in the market,” added Gomes. “This office willfocus on bringing Konami’s best products and dedicated customer support to thisgrowing regional market.”
AboutKonami Gaming, Inc.
Konami Gaming, Inc. is a Las Vegas basedsubsidiary of KONAMI CORPORATION (NYSE: KNM). The company is one of the largestproviders of slot machines and casino management systems for the global gamingmarket. For more information about Konami Gaming, Inc, visit www.gaming.konami.com