Konami Gaming’s Vice President of West Game Sales Lauren Bates has been named as one of Global Gaming Women’s 2021 Patricia Becker Pay It Forward Award recipients. She was selected for her commitment to the development and advancement of women, the Global Gaming Women organization, and the community.
A 15-year Konami veteran, Bates leads the company’s games product sales strategy in markets across the western United States and part of the Rocky Mountain region. She is on the Board of Directors for Global Gaming Women and is currently serving as the organization’s Vice President and Mentorship Committee Co-Chair.
Tom Jingoli, Executive Vice President and CEO at Konami Gaming, said: “In addition to her demonstrated leadership and professional success, Lauren Bates actively works toward the professional growth and development of women in the gaming space. Her dedication to Global Gaming Women helps bring networking and education opportunities to current and future gaming leaders in regulated markets around the world.”