Aruze Gaming America announced on Thursday the appointment of Kurt Hansen as Vice President of iGaming. He joins the company to “build and strengthen” Aruze’s iGaming offering, bringing his extensive experience leading digital transformation in the online gaming industry.
“iGaming is an important market opportunity for Aruze,” Rob Ziems, President at Aruze Gaming, said in a press release. “Kurt’s experience throughout the gaming industry will be instrumental in building our iGaming department. Kurt will be a major asset as we explore and advance our online gaming presence.”
As VP of iGaming, Hansen will lead the implementation and execution of bringing Aruze Gaming to online gamblers around the world. Aruze’s exclusive titles will be available with partners in both Social Gaming and licensed Real Money iGaming jurisdictions. In his new role at Aruze, he will oversee all iGaming operations and efforts as the company builds its strategic vision.
“I’m thrilled to be joining the Aruze team,” Hansen said. “There is so much room for innovation in gaming, specifically online gaming, and I’m excited to build off of Aruze’s current momentum and bring their innovative products to the iGaming space.”
Most recently, Hansen served at GameCo as the Head of Digital. He has also spent time at Aristocrat and GAN (Game Account Network), where he specialized in the management of online gaming platforms.