rinivasan joined Bally in 2005 as Executive Vice President of Bally Systems. Under Srinivasan, Bally has become the clear market leader, positioning Bally to capitalize on the convergence of the games and systems businesses as well as emerging mobile and web-based gaming platforms.
Gavin Isaacs, the Company’s COO for the past four years, will depart Bally effective March 30 to join Shuffle Master as its CEO.
“Ramesh Srinivasan has been a terrific business partner for more than 11 years across two companies, and I am confident that his outstanding track record of success will continue in these new responsibilities,” said Richard Haddrill, CEO of Bally. “Gavin Isaacs has been an important part of our success at Bally, and we wish him well at Shuffle Master.”
Bally also announced that Bryan Kelly, who has been leading Bally’s Innovation Lab and has been integral to many of the Company’s recent breakthrough technologies, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Technology and will continue to lead Bally’s technology innovation efforts as well as networked gaming, reporting to Richard Haddrill.
The company promoted Derik Mooberry to Senior Vice President of Products and Operations, reporting to Ramesh Srinivasan, capitalizing on Mooberry’s leadership experience in both Bally Games and Systems’ organizations.
Robert (Bob) J. Parente, who joined Bally in 2009, has been promoted to Vice President and Managing Director of Canada to lead all of Bally’s activities in this growing gaming market.
Bally also announced that John Connelly, who previously served as the company’s Vice President of International, will rejoin as Vice President of Business Development with responsibility for new markets, partnerships, and acquisition activities, reporting to Richard Haddrill.
Senior Vice President Bruce Rowe will continue his responsibilities as the executive responsible for Bally’s strategic direction.