US – AGS names Steve Walther Senior Director of Slot Products and Amy Greene as Director of Gaming OpsBy Phil - 6 December 2020
AGS has announced new leadership additions to its Slot Products team, naming Steve Walther Senior Director, Slot Products, and Amy Greene Director, Gaming Operations. Both Walther and Greene are gaming industry veterans with strong track records of success.
Vice President of Slot Products Mark DeDeaux said: “We are so happy to welcome Steve and Amy to our team, and we’re excited about the vast experience they bring to AGS. We will leverage Steve’s leadership in product management and marketing as we continue to grow our cabinet portfolio and games library, with a focus on evolving our product management to be even more closely aligned with our customers, our sales team, and our end user, the player. Amy has a long history of success positioning and selling gaming products, along with a background in operations, finance, and accounting that will be key to getting the best performance from our installed base and strategically positioning the gaming operations side of our business for even greater success.”
Mr. Walther, who will focus on managing product planning, go-to-market strategy, product roadmaps, and research and analytics, joined AGS after serving more than seven years at Konami Gaming in various product-related roles, ending his tenure as Senior Director, Marketing & Product Management.
Before that, Mr. Walther served nearly four years as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Aruze Gaming America, and seven years at Aristocrat as Head of Systems Product Office.
In her role at AGS, Ms Greene will manage the Company’s recurring revenue business, including data and analytics to optimise game performance. She will also lead initiatives to increase market penetration of AGS’ new line of high-performing premium participation games and focus on efficient management of the Company’s capital expenditures for its recurring revenue business. Ms Greene joins AGS from Aristocrat Technologies, where she served nearly two years in sales leadership roles, with oversight of key territories in the western US and strategic accounts. Other highlights of Greene’s career include the six years she spent at Konami Gaming in various functions, including game sales, sales operations, and accounting/finance.