The Gaming Technologies Association (GTA) announced Thursday the appointment of Anthony Ball as Board Chair and Cameron Louis as Vice Chair. The announcement was made at the Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE), which took place this week at ICC Sydney, Australia, on August 9-11, organized by GTA.
Ball, who serves as General Manager, Government & Industry Relations ANZ/APAC at Aristocrat, succeeds Adrian Halpenny, who has held the position of Chair for over nine years.
As for Louis, the new Vice Chair, currently serves as Managing Director at Aruze Gaming Australia. GTA is the representative body for Australia’s gaming machine technology suppliers.
Adrian Halpenny, former Chair of the GTA Referring to his new role, Ball deemed it an honor to be chosen as Chair and to take the baton from Adrian: “Our association has a well thought out plan for how it can contribute to the long-term wellbeing of gaming technology and supplier companies, venues, and all that have a stake in our industry”.
“We will work energetically to deliver our agenda, which includes increasing stakeholder understanding of our industry, supporting efficient, balanced, and effective rules and regulation; promoting technology as an enabler of responsible gameplay; encouraging innovation to meet the player and customer (venue) needs; and representing the interests of technology companies while contributing to gaming industry advocacy more broadly”, he concluded.