Gaming & hospitality industry executive Jeffrey Goodman has joined the Novomatic Americas executive team. His office will be based at the corporate Headquarters in Mount Prospect, Illinois.
Goodman began his gaming career in 1990 at the Atlantis Casino in the Bahamas and was placed in the Executive Management Training program in 2000. A year later he was named “Casino Executive of the Year” by the Bahamas Hotel Association. He spent a total of 18 years with Penn National Gaming, nine years at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, as the Director of Slot Operations and VP of Slot Operations, before taking the role of VP Of Casino Operations at Hollywood Casino in Toledo, OH.
His role includes overseeing the sales growth and development of all North American markets, and he will report to President and Chief Executive Officer Rick Meitzler, the driving force behind creating the necessary manufacturing infrastructure for Novomatic in the U.S. market.
“I have known Jeff professionally for over 15 years," Meitzler stated. "He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will be invaluable to Novomatic Americas as we seek to build upon our successes in the North American market. Jeff will play a key role in helping to make Novomatic Americas a leader in the North American market, and we welcome him to the Novomatic family.”
In addition to his gaming experience, Goodman has been a member of the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society, Rotary Club of Toledo, OH, Hannah’s Socks and served on the Wood County Gambling Task Force.