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GTECH Names Latin America VP

Lottery and gaming giant GTECH Corporation has named Chris Caldwell to the position of senior vice president of the company’s Latin America and Caribbean Region, where he will be responsible for pursuing new business opportunities in the region for products across the entire GTECH portfolio—lottery, interactive, gaming machines and systems, and sports betting.

Caldwell replaces Erik Dyson, who left the company to become executive director of the All Hands Volunteers nonprofit organization.

Caldwell joined GTECH in 1995 and has extensive industry experience, including leadership positions with the corporate Financial Planning and Analysis group; director of finance for GTECH’s Mexico operations in Mexico City; regional finance director for GTECH’s U.S. Western Region; and most recently as vice president of business development, where he was responsible for leading the pursuit, implementation and operation of new gaming business opportunities in key strategic markets throughout the world.

New CFO at Codere

Spanish gaming and betting operator Codere has promoted Assistant Director Angel Corzo Uceda to the position of chief financial officer.

Uceda has been with Codere since 2006, serving in a variety of capacities, including director of management control and as head of several projects.

He holds degrees in aeronautical engineering and strategic management and was a consultant to Monitor Group prior to joining Codere.

He succeeds Ricardo Moreno, who resigned to devote more time to personal affairs, the company said.