Genesis Gaming names new management team as founder Meistrich resigns

7 January 2014

Gaming content provider Genesis Gaming has confirmed the appointment of a new management team following the resignation of founder and chief executive officer Steven Meistrich.

The company’s board said that Geoffrey Hansen had been appointed managing director of worldwide operations, while co-founder Scott Sims has been named vice-president of worldwide game design studios.

In addition, Joe Cheung has been confirmed as director of finance and James Watson has been announced as director of European sales.

Genesis said that its strategic direction remains “unchanged” and it is still committed to both land-based and online slot game development, innovation in mobile and social casino gaming, as well as expansion in the European and North American casino markets.

Hansen said that he was looking forwarding to “working closely” with Genesis partners and customers in order to achieve these goals.

“I have been active in business development and technology development for the company in the last 18 months and am proud of the new initiatives that have been positioning the company for new markets and growth,” he said.

Sims added:  “The change in management has brought new energy and productivity to our game development studios, and we look forward to showing our customers new concepts and games in the New Year.”

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