Konami Names Garner Finance VP

Konami Gaming, Inc. announced the hiring of gaming industry veteran John Garner as vice president, finance and accounting. Garner brings more than 30 years of gaming industry experience, overseeing total financial strategy for high-profile operators and major global suppliers. As vice president, finance and accounting, he is responsible for leading core fiscal strategy, planning and processes to achieve the company’s short- and long-term financial objectives.

“Konami is pleased to bring John Garner’s industry expertise and proven experience into the organization,” said Steve Sutherland, president and chief executive officer. “His demonstrated abilities are well-aligned with our strategic vision and growth opportunities.”

For more than 30 years, Garner has led responsible growth initiatives and results-driven strategies for world-class gaming companies. He carries a demonstrated track record in spearheading new operational efficiencies, leading successful negotiations, and implementing metrics to increase performance.

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