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Bally appoints marketing VP

Slot and system manufacturer Bally Technologies announced it has appointed Dan Savage as vice president of marketing, replacing Marcus Prater, who left his post in December after nine years at the company’s marketing helm.

Savage will assume responsibility for the company’s global marketing efforts as well as oversee product management operations.

Savage was formerly head of one of the business units of 3M Company, where he also served as global business manager for 3M’s touch screen manufacturing division, 3M Touch Systems, the number-one supplier of touch-screen displays to the gaming industry.

Previously, Savage was the director of marketing and sales for Dynapro Technologies, a Vancouver, British Columbia-headquartered technology company which was acquired by 3M in 2000. Savage also worked as a sales manager for Kodak and as a product manager for Xillix Technologies, a Vancouver-based medical imaging equipment manufacturer.

“I am pleased to welcome Dan to Bally,” said Gavin Isaacs, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Bally Technologies. “Dan’s extensive experience in product management, his knowledge of the gaming industry, and his background working for one of the world’s top Fortune 100 technology companies are just some of the reasons why he is the ideal person to lead Bally’s marketing and product management efforts going forward. I’m sure he will be an outstanding addition to our management team.”

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