alther will be responsible for executing and achieving Aruze's strategic objectives for Aruze systems in global operations. His leadership and expertise will help Aruze introduce new and innovative systems products to the gaming industry.
"The ability to leverage my diverse experience with such a dynamic team and organization makes for an exciting opportunity. I look forward to participating in the growth and success of Aruze Gaming," he said.
In his prior role as the head of Systems Product Office for Aristocrat, he lead the systems product management team's activity for the company's Global System product line by ensuring the company delivered innovative and market driven systems products. As Director, Systems Product Management, he was responsible for overseeing the marketing and product management of the OASIS Casino Management System in The Americas.
He joined Aristocrat in January 2002 with extensive skills and experience in casino marketing, software development, project management, quality assurance, and organizational behavior.
Before joining Aristocrat, Walther served as Product Development and Quality Assurance Manager for Mpower Communications, a North American DSL and local exchange carrier. Prior to this, he served as Product Development and Quality Assurance Manager for Casino Data Systems.
Walther holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a Master Graduate of Rapport Leadership International.