Konami Gaming has promoted veteran game designer Gerard Crosby to the role of senior vice president and chief games officer. Crosby had previously headed game research and development for Konami Australia for over 20 years.
Konami President and CEO Steve Sutherland said in a statement that Crosby “has been with the Konami organization for 23 years, leading with demonstrated commitment to product quality and driving exceptional results for casinos across diverse market segments. Through Gerard’s expanded leadership and ongoing collaboration between Konami’s world-class R&D teams in the United States, Australia and Japan, we anticipate expanding games product outcomes for our casino customers worldwide.”
As part of his new role, Crosby will now oversee all of Konami’s game development around the world.
He will also retain several of his duties for Konami Australia specifically, where he is listed as its general manager of product development, director, secretary and office holder. Crosby is also a board member for the Gaming Technologies Association, one of Australia’s most prominent gaming organizations.