offitt joins from the Unicum Group of Companies where he held a number of senior positions, the most recent being Vice President (Product Development) and Chief Technology Officer. Before that he founded the Sydney-based Bounty Ltd., a leading gaming systems developer where, as CEO and CTO, he was in charge of pre-IPO company development and led the company to four major Business and Export Awards. During this time he was also Managing Director and Chief Technology Consultant at Odyssey Gaming Technology in Australia.
“We are very excited to add Peter to our management team,” said Harmen Brenninkmeijer, CEO of Octavian. “His addition as President further strengthens the Octavian management team to ensure that Octavian and PacificNet meet their growth objectives in the global gaming market. Peter’s experience will help ensure that we hit each of the milestones that have been set and help us focus on delivering our long-term growth strategy.”
Harmen added: “At Unicum, Peter was extremely successful in streamlining the development of systems and games, achieving a 400% increase in game output while also improving quality of development. Peter has vast experience of the global gaming market and of leading smarter technology development and process refinement. Peter also played a major role in the merger of Unicum and SmartGames and that experience will also be invaluable as we embark on the next stage in Octavian’s growth.”
Following the deal with PacificNet, Octavian is to continue to operate under its own name, working independently and also collaborating with other PacificNet gaming subsidiaries such as PactGames and Take1 Technologies. Moffitt will be responsible for the technical, R&D, production and delivery functions within Octavian's worldwide systems, games and supplies operations, a role which will entail directing development and project teams in Australia, India, Russia and the UK.
Moffit stated: “I am joining Octavian at an extremely exciting point in its development, and at a time when the global gaming market presents huge potential for growth for innovative companies such as ours. We have an extremely strong portfolio of systems, games and supply solutions - and many exciting plans to develop and customise this portfolio further to meet the needs of clients in existing and new markets.”