Konami Gaming, Inc. Expands its Global Presence: Selects ICM to Operate as its Distributor in Scandinavian and Baltic Markets
Las Vegas, NV — May 14, 2013
Konami Gaming, Inc. continues its global expansion by selecting International Casino Management (ICM) as its distributor for gaming equipment in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. ICM was founded in 2004 by Wolfram Dahlström, who was later joined by his business partner Michael Sant’Orp in 2012. Based in Stockholm, Sweden, ICM is an experienced distributor which represents a broad portfolio of high-end products including Martin Williams gaming layouts, StylGame chairs, and Innovative Technology bill validators.
ICM founder Dahlström explained, “We are very proud to be appointed as Konami Gaming, Inc.’s exclusive distributor in the Scandinavian and Baltic countries. We strongly believe that KONAMI games will have great success in this region because of their innovative and unique style, which we know will attract players in the Scandinavian and Baltic markets. The KONAMI brand, distribution business model in general, and sales team in particular, together with the local competence that we provide, form the cornerstones of an exciting business collaboration in this region. We will put in our best efforts to make this a successful collaboration.”
Konami presently sells its games and systems products to casino operators in Europe through a network of distributors. Products are developed to address the needs of specific European markets and feedback from the operator reaches Konami directly from customers or through the individual distributors. The network of distributors is managed by Eduardo Aching, vice president of international sales at Konami Gaming, Inc.
"Konami is very pleased to extend our partnership with ICM in order to service and develop accounts in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. ICM brings a wealth of knowledge to Konami and their customers. We look forward to starting this successful partnership,” added Aching.
About Konami Gaming, Inc.
Konami Gaming, Inc. is a Las Vegas-based subsidiary of KONAMI CORPORATION (NYSE: KNM). The company is one of the largest providers of slot machines and casino management systems for the global gaming market. For more information about Konami Gaming, Inc., visit www.gaming.konami.com.
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