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R Franco Appoints New CEO

Senior management professional Pedro Melendo Derqui has been appointed chief executive officer at Spanish gaming manufacturer and operator R Franco. His tenure began on July 1.

Melendo has a degree in managing and marketing from ESIC Business and Marketing School and a program leadership development degree from IESE.

Over the past 20 years, he has worked in a variety of industries for companies including Sogecable, Trans TV and ASM, a subsidiary of the Agbar Group. Since 2005, Derqui has been general manager at the Norte Facility Group, involved at both the national and international levels.

According to a statement from R Franco, Derqui will be part of a strategy to strengthen the international presence of the company.

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