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Global Gaming Women Announces Leadership Appointments

Global Gaming Women (GGW), the gaming industry nonprofit dedicated to supporting, inspiring, and influencing the development of professional women, announced the appointment of Lauren Bates as president of the board of directors.

A longtime senior executive in the industry and sales vice president at Konami Gaming, Bates most recently served as the organization’s first vice president—a role now held by Siobhan Lane, Light & Wonder, Inc.’s executive vice president and CEO, gaming. Brandi Ellis, senior vice president of VIP marketing at Caesars Entertainment, Inc., has been named to the position of GGW’s secont vice president, where Lane had prior served. These appointments went into effect January 1, 2024, and run until 2026.

Additionally, GGW has appointed Samantha Huff-Schlueter, senior manager of the Assurance Services Group at RubinBrown LLP, as treasurer; Kate White, vice president of intelligence & IT program management at Penn Entertainment Inc., as secretary; and Kelci Binau, attorney at McDonald Carano, as general counsel.