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Walther Joins Konami

Walther Joins Konami

Slot manufacturer Konami Gaming has named Steve Walther as director of games product management. He will be responsible for product life cycle management for the company’s worldwide game product portfolio.

Walther formerly was a longtime marketing executive with rival slot-maker Aruze Gaming America, where most recently he was senior vice president of marketing and chief marketing officer.

For Konami, Walther’s key responsibilities will include developing and managing detailed product road maps to ensure that Konami continues its string of successful products by identifying and then exceeding customer and market demands, and positioning Konami games to support existing and emerging markets.