Merkur Gaming, part of Germany’s Gauselmann Group, has appointed Tomas Mieles as sales director, Latin America.
Mieles has been the country manager for Merkur Gaming Peru since 2013, and takes on his new role across all Latin American markets at a time when Merkur Gaming is expanding and moving into new markets across the region.
Born in Ecuador, Mieles is a mechanical engineering graduate as well as a postgraduate in industrial engineering studies from the Federal Polytechnic of Zurich. Having worked in various industrial roles, he came to the gaming industry in 1996 and rapidly gained experience through various roles with Atronic, Spielo and GTECH. He was one of the founders of Atronic’s business in Latin America, as technical manager for the region and then director of the company’s system business before taking up his most recent role in Peru.