Table game supplier Shuffle Master, Inc. announced the promotion of David Lopez from executive vice president to chief operating officer and corporate officer. Lopez, a 12-year Shuffle Master executive, will be responsible for the company’s operational leadership, with all sales, marketing, R&D and operations executives and heads of the company’s foreign subsidiaries reporting directly to him. Shuffle Master also announced the promotion of Finance VP Kim Vukanovich to senior vice president of operations. Vukanovich, who joined the company in 2006, served as CFO of Shuffle Master Australasia in 2007 and 2008. In her new position, she is responsible for all service, IT and human resources functions.
“Shuffle Master is fortunate to have two individuals of David’s and Kim’s caliber to step into the COO and SVP positions and work as a team,” said Shuffle Master CEO Phillip C. Peckman. “Both individuals have significant experience and wellestablished track records, and we are confident that their leadership will continue to successfully move Shuffle Master forward in the future.”