As company targets growth in the continent

Skilrock appoints Usman Tajudeen as new Regional Manager for Africa 

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Lottery and gaming industry technology provider Skilrock Technologies has announced the appointment of Usman Tajudeen as its new Regional Manager for the Skilrock Africa team

This move aims to increase business focus on the growing African region and bolster ongoing lottery and gaming projects across the continent, the company said. In his new role, Tajudeen is expected to play a key role in fortifying relationships with local partners, operators, and regulatory stakeholders. 

"We have a long history of providing successful gaming solutions in Africa. Our expanded presence in Africa is a strategic initiative to meet the growing demands of the region," said Sujit Lahiry, Executive Director and CEO at Skilrock.

"We are confident that Usman’s leadership will significantly contribute to our mission of providing next-gen lottery and gaming solutions tailored to local needs while leveraging our global network and expertise."

The company describes Tajudeen as a dynamic and strong-willed professional with over 16 years of experience in the Lottery Gaming industry, specializing in leadership, IT, and gaming.

A graduate of Business Administration from Nigeria, Tajudeen has undergone extensive training in management and IT both locally and internationally. He has managed B2C and B2B relationships, contributing to the growth and productivity of various gaming businesses. 

Before joining Skilrock Technologies, he held leadership roles in lottery organizations, "promising stakeholders enhanced and competitive technological solutions to meet future business challenges."

Currently, Skilrock Technologies operates regional offices in Latin America, Canada, and Europe, with this latest appointment marking a new milestone in the company's global expansion strategy.

Skilrock aims to expand its client base and deliver its INFINITI gaming platform and other lottery solutions to African operators. The company says it will leverage its global network and local professional services to support the industry's transformation and technological advancement.

Amid its growth plans for Africa, Skilrock Technologies has recently been nominated for the Virtual Platform Provider Award 2024 at the SBEA+ Eventus Awards, which will be held in Uganda. This nomination highlights Skilrock's dedication to innovation and quality in the African gaming market, the company said.

"With Tajudeen leading the charge, Skilrock is poised to deliver even greater value to its African clients, driving the industry forward with cutting-edge solutions and unparalleled service," Skilrock stated.

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