Aruze President, CFO and CAO Richard Pennington resigning

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Aruze Gaming America is undergoing a reshuffle in its management, according to a recent company announcement noting that the group’s President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Richard Pennington would be resigning. Pennington has spent seven years as a member of executive management and notes: “I truly wish I could continue for another seven years, but my personal situation makes that impractical”.
Pennington will stay on as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Senior Advisor to the CFO and CEO.
Pennington will be followed by Eric Persson in the role of President, while Persson will also take on the position of Chief Operating Officer, replacing current Yugo Kinoshita, who will step into the role of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategic Officer.
“Aruze is continually looking at adapting our organisation in response to changes in the gaming market and personal situations,” stated Takahiro Usui, Aruze’s CEO and Chairman of the Board, according to a press release by the group.