NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company"), today announced the appointment of Deron Hunsberger as Senior Vice President, North America Sales, WMS Gaming. In his new role, Mr. Hunsberger will lead sales, participation and leasing, sales support, and marketing for the WMS Gaming business throughout the United States and Canada. Mr. Hunsberger will lead the WMS team's focus on developing the WMS sales and marketing strategies that meet the needs of gaming customers.
Gavin Isaacs, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games said, "Our goal as a business is to be the partner of choice for all our customers. I know Deron well, and his deep understanding of the gaming industry and his commitment to creating revenue opportunities for customers will bring us closer to that goal. We are thrilled to have him on board as he brings a new level of energy and excitement that will invigorate our sales initiatives to help our customers keep their players in the game."
Mr. Hunsberger is a talented leader in the gaming industry with more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience. He served as Senior Vice President of Sales, Americas at SHFL entertainment, Inc., now Bally Technologies, Inc., from 2011 to July 2014 after joining the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, North America in 2010. Previously, Mr. Hunsberger served as Senior National Manager of Gaming Operations at Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. from 2008 to 2010. Before joining Aristocrat Technologies, he served as Director of North American Sales at Konami Gaming, Inc., and held progressively responsible positions as an account executive in the gaming industry.
Mr. Hunsberger said, "Scientific Games offers immense opportunity for success and continuous improvement, and I am delighted to join the Company. At the end of the day, success is driven by quality products and content; WMS Gaming has an impressive product portfolio that consistently generates revenue, and we plan to maximize that value for our customers, players, and the Company. With a treasury of world-class products across multiple gaming platforms, a commitment to customer service and a clear vision of the future, we stand ready to help our customers keep players in the game. I'm excited to join such a passionate team."
About WMS Gaming
WMS Gaming Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation (the "Company"), is a leading supplier of innovative gaming entertainment products and services worldwide. The Company designs, develops, manufactures, distributes and markets casino games and gaming machines, video lottery terminals and video gaming terminals. More information on WMS can be found at http://now.wms.com or visit the Company on Facebook®, Twitter® or YouTube®.
About Scientific Games
Scientific Games Corporation is a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming and lottery markets. The Company's portfolio includes instant and draw-based lottery games; electronic gaming machines and game content; server-based lottery and gaming systems; sports betting technology; loyalty and rewards programs; and social, mobile and interactive content and services. For more information, please visit: www.scientificgames.com.