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Sightline Makes Executive Changes

Omer Sattar

Omer Sattar

Sightline Payments, a leading fintech company specializing in payments technology and bespoke mobile solutions for the regulated gaming industry, announced several executive changes.

Omer Sattar, co-founder, strategic leader and formerly co-CEO of Sightline, has been named chief executive officer. Company co-founder and former co-CEO Kirk Sanford retired from the company.

Sattar’s depth and understanding of the payments market and innovative vision have been instrumental in defining the omnichannel experience for the gaming industry.

Mike McManus

Mike McManus

, former CEO of Joingo, has been named Sightline’s president of customer innovation. McManus joined Joingo last November as senior vice president of integrated casino resort operations after three years as head of Joingo. Prior to that, he held several financial roles, including eight years as chief finanial offier of Juvenon and three as CFO of Joingo.

Tom Sears, a vital part of Sightline for 13 years, will transition from his role as chief operating officer to special advisor to the CEO, effective September 15.

In one other move, Sightline Chief of Staff Felicia Gassen will assume the additional role of chief administrative officer.

Felicia Gassen

Felicia Gassen

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