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Bally Appoints New Sales and Operations Executives for Mexico

Slot and system manufacturer Bally Technologies has announced two key sales and operations appointments.

Carlos Engel was named director of Mexico sales and operations, and Timothy G. Spatharos was named director of international operations.

Engel will be based in the company’s Mexico City office and manage Bally’s expanding sales activities and market-development strategies throughout the country. Before joining Bally, he worked for Acuity Brands Lighting in Atlanta, Georgia as international market development manager, responsible for managing an $18 million sales portfolio encompassing seven Latin American countries.

Engel was previously a professional tennis player on the Association of Tennis Professionals Tour, appearing at both the French Open and Wimbledon.

Spatharos, who will be based at Bally’s Las Vegas corporate headquarters, will be responsible for managing global gaming operations, including supervising game install, managing service-related issues, and supporting the company’s international sales activities and gaming operations. He previously served as Bally’s director of outbound logistics.

Prior to joining Bally, Spatharos was president of TEFTEC Corporation, a national manufacturer of customized, high-end powered wheelchairs.

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