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Konami Hires Manufacturing Chief

Slot manufacturer Konami Gaming announced the appointment of Ted Jeude as the company’s new senior director of manufacturing and supply chain. According to the company, he will focus on “implementing supply chain and lean manufacturing techniques to support the firm’s growth.”

Jeude brings over 30 years of manufacturing and global value chain management experience to Konami. As director of opearations for FoxConn Assembly LLC in Houston, Texas, he implemented lean manufacturing and business process improvements that resulted in revenue growth from $12 million in 2004 to $1.3 billion in 2008.

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