GGB is committed to providing updated news and analysis on our weekly news site,

AGS Names Olson-Reyes, Siegel to New Positions

AGS Names Olson-Reyes, Siegel to New Positions

Las Vegas-based gaming supplier PlayAGS has named two executives to new positions.

Laura Olson-Reyes (l.) a veteran, award-winning gaming communications veteran, has been named the company’s new vice president of marketing and communications.

Olson-Reyes brings more than 20 years of experience to AGS, including longtime corporate marketing and communications posts at several top slot manufacturers.

Olson-Reyes will oversee various marketing initiatives, external and internal communications, and community relations.

Most recently, Olson-Reyes spent three years as executive director of community and corporate relations for Scientific Games. There, she was responsible for external and internal communications, executive visibility and thought leadership, and corporate social responsibility.

Prior to that that, she served for more than seven years as senior director of corporate marketing and communications at Bally Technologies.

Alan Siegel, who most recently served as the company’s director of East Coast sales, is now the vice president of East Coast sales. Siegel joined AGS in 2009, and was instrumental in opening the Florida market for the company. His role then expanded to oversee the entire Eastern seaboard from Maine to Florida, where he led the region to impressive growth. Over the past two years alone, unit sales in Siegel’s territory have increased by 935 percent, game sales revenue has increased 1,296 percent and recurring revenue has grown nearly 30 percent.

As vice president of East Coast sales, Siegel is now responsible for overseeing the company’s sales team and business development in Canada, along with continuing responsibility for the U.S. Eastern seaboard.

    Recent Feature Articles

  • A Good Bet

    As AGS prepares to return to private ownership, stock analysts and industry experts acknowledge that the company’s future is a good bet, private or public.

  • Taxing Problem

    Wagering tax hikes could shrink markets, have unintended consequences.

  • Cashless Crescendo

    The ongoing migration to a cashless casino experience.

  • Hold for Gold, Spin to Win

    Why hold-and-spin games have come to dominate the slot industry.

  • Ronnie Johns: A Life in the Hot Seat

    Following three years as chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board and close to 40 years in public service, Ronnie Johns steps down.