Slot and system manufacturer Bally Technologies announced that Vice President Srini Raghavan has been named to oversee the company’s games and systems activities in the Asia-Pacific region in addition to his continued role as managing director of Bally’s development centers in India and managing the systems operations in South Africa.
Kurt Gissane has been promoted to managing director of Asia-Pacific, headquartered in Macau, to manage the day-to-day business operations and customer relationships.
Raghavan joined Bally Technologies in 2005 to serve as managing director for the company’s India operations, a role that he will continue to hold. Raghavan was responsible for establishing Bally’s India Development Center, recruiting the initial core team and overseeing the center’s growth to nearly 1,000 full-time employees. He has also led the delivery of various product releases and established the company’s systems sales and support operations in South Africa.
Gissane joined Bally in 2009 as associate director, business development and operations for the Asia-Pacific region, overseeing the region’s daily operations and successfully managing relationships with distributors, suppliers and customers. He was promoted to director of sales and operations early this year. Gissane was invited into Bally’s President’s Club for outstanding sales his first two years with the company.