Gambling testing and assessment services provider Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) has promoted Pierre Otto to General Manager, South Africa, subject to regulatory approval.
Otto has been with GLI since 2017, most recently serving as Senior Engineering Manager. Previously, he served as Engineering Manager and as Compliance and Quality Manager.
GLI noted Otto has “a long and diverse” history in the African gaming sector, with experience on both the supplier and operator sides of the industry. Prior to joining GLI, Otto served as Senior Sales Manager at Scientific Games, Operations Director for WMS Gaming Africa, and various technical roles at Sun International Properties, culminating in the position of Technical Manager at The Carousel Casino.
Devon Dalbock, Chief Operating Officer, EMEA, said: “We are thrilled to have Pierre leading our South Africa team. His diverse range of experience is incredibly valuable, both to our clients and to our employees. He is a proven leader with the knowledge, skill, and vision to help our clients successfully navigate the industry’s exciting future across Africa.”
The company is currently participating in the 20th edition of the Peru Gaming Show (PGS), running from June 14 to 15. In an earlier announcement this month, the firm said that at stand 17 it would showcase its “global leadership and experience.”