n this role, Fisher will be responsible for focusing on route to market, customers, technical support and product portfolio requirements. Fisher will operate out of MEI's newest location, the MEI/VTI facility in Las Vegas.
Fisher has over 22 years of gaming experience, including roles in marketing, sales and general management in gaming operations, casino product manufacturers and table game solutions. Fisher most recently held the role of VP of Sales for Progressive Gaming International (formally Mikhon Gaming), General Manager of Coolsign Media, and CEO of Gamex.
He has also been a panelist at many gaming events, including G2E, Canadian Gaming Summit and CasinoFest. Fisher's former positions are very appropriate to his new role because of his knowledge and experience in the gaming industry will aid MEI continuing with its double-digit sales growth.
Eric Fisher is very excited about joining the MEI team: "I have always admired the MEI organization, its superior product line and their commitment to their customers and I'm excited to join the team. Our recent acquisition and stronger presence in Las Vegas will allow us to better serve the casino industry and work closer with our customers as we launch new products designed to be more efficient to the operators while enhancing the player experience."
Tom Nugent, MEI's EVP of Gaming commented on the addition to the team: "It took us quite some time to find a person of Eric's caliber to join our team. His extensive background in the gaming business will bring both knowledge and leadership to improving our service and relationship with our customers. With Eric's launch and our recent acquisition in the Las Vegas area, the realization of a Las Vegas office formed, to service our customers in the heart of the industry."