New appointment

Zitro names Mike Mitchell as Distinguished Designer to lead hardware design, game content creation for the US

2023-01-24
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Casino gaming provider Zitro has announced the appointment of Mike Mitchell as a Distinguished Designer. Mitchell will lead the company’s development in hardware design and the creation of new game content for the U.S. market.

Derik Mooberry, CEO of Zitro USA, said: "I am thrilled to have Mike join us officially. His reputation, talent, and impressive track record make him a valuable acquisition for Zitro. Mike brings valuable insights obtained through his extensive experience in the gaming industry, and we are confident he will be an excellent addition to our team."

"With his unique expertise in game design, we are well positioned to ensure the continued success of our innovation strategy and respond to the growing market demand for Zitro’s products," he added.



Derik Mooberry, CEO of Zitro USA.

Mitchell has over 28 years of experience in leading positions within the gaming industry, as well as in-game studio creation and team development. His early career includes 7 years at Anchor Gaming where he served as Director of Game Development. Mitchell also served for 20 years as Vice President of Game Development at Bally Technologies/Scientific Games (now Light & Wonder).

Mitchell’s career highlights include award-winning, top-performing casino cabinets, and games as well as being the lead designer and developer of the Wave Slot Machine. He has also been awarded 32+ Gaming and Slot Machine Design Patents.

"It is with great enthusiasm that I am stepping into the role of Distinguished Designer of Zitro. I look forward to bringing value in terms of strategy, innovation, and game development as we enter the next growth stage in the United States", commented Mitchell.

Last week, the provider confirmed its attendance at the next edition of the Madrid International Gaming Fair (FIJMA), an event where it will present "a new gaming system, and many new trend-setting games." 

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