he Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) announced Wednesday that its Board of Directors has elected a new slate of officers under the leadership of a new President — David Lucchese, Executive Vice President - Sales, Marketing & Digital for Everi.
Previously an AGEM Vice President, Lucchese replaces Luke Orchard as President for a 2-year term; while Orchard, Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance & Risk Management Officer for IGT, moves to a Vice President position for a 1-year term.
One-year terms were also approved for:
• AGEM Vice President Elaine Hodgson (President / CEO, Incredible Technologies);
• AGEM Vice President Thomas Jingoli (Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, Konami
• AGEM Vice President Robert “Bob” Parente (Senior Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer, Gaming,
• AGEM Secretary Eric Fisher (Senior Vice President and GM, Crane Payment Innovations);
• AGEM Treasurer Hector Fernandez (President - Americas, Aristocrat Technologies);
• AGEM General Counsel Daron Dorsey (Senior Vice President and General Counsel - Americas, Ainsworth Game Technology).
AGEM is a non-profit international technology trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers of electronic gaming devices, lotteries, systems, game content, table games, online technology, sports betting, key components and support products and services for the gaming industry. The current AGEM membership roster includes 187 companies based in 22 countries.