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Aristocrat Promotes Matt Wilson

Australia’s Aristocrat Leisure Ltd. has named Matt Wilson, former senior vice president of sales and marketing, to the position of senior vice president of global gaming operations.

Wilson takes over responsibility for Aristocrat’s global recurring revenue strategy for Class III markets, replacing former executive Dallas Orchard, who left the company in September.

Wilson joined Aristocrat in 2004 and has held a number of key positions in a variety of markets. Between 2008 and 2012, he oversaw Aristocrat’s rapid expansion in the Asia Pacific region as the head of the sales team. In 2012, he was promoted to vice president of marketing for the Americas, and in August 2014, was promoted to senior VP of sales and marketing for North America.

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