Novomatic Unveils CEO And CFO Changes For Its Crown Gaming Mexico Subsidiary

Novomatic Unveils CEO And CFO Changes For Its Crown Gaming Mexico Subsidiary

NOVOMATIC has announced a new executive structure for the local Mexican unit Crown Gaming Mexico. The company said Monday that as of October 1, 2022, Marcelo Suhner and Cristian Olejnik officially resumed their roles as Managing Directors of Crown Gaming Mexico, with Suhner acting as CEO and Olejnik as CFO.

In the latest announcement, NOVOMATIC extended its gratitude to the former General Manager of Crown Gaming México, Thomas Borgstedt, who will continue his contribution to the group in the Latin American region in his role as General Manager Novo Chile.

Of the appointment, Suhner, said: “I am honored to assume this new role in the management of NOVOMATIC in Mexico and thrilled to be supported by such a professional team of experts. NOVOMATIC gaming technology products and industry solutions are renowned for their premium quality and performance, and I consider it a privilege to be able to assert my own skill set, business experience, and commitment to achieve the goals we have set.”

Suhner joins NOVOMATIC and the gaming industry after a longstanding career with Sulzer, a Swiss technology corporation in various senior executive positions in auditing, finance, and GM. He holds a degree in Business Administration and most recently acted as an independent consultant for businesses entering the Mexican market.

The company said that in his new role as CEO of Crown Gaming México, he will “devote his in-depth business knowledge of the Mexican market, a strong commitment to strategic targets, and management skills to the best benefit of the company’s success.”

Meanwhile, Olejnik, added: “It is a pleasure to welcome Marcelo, whom I have known for many years, into the NOVOMATIC family and to now work with him and this strong local team to further develop the NOVOMATIC business in Mexico.”

“NOVOMATIC has been active in the Mexican market with a long-term footprint and a record of success for more than 20 years. Our products have a substantial track record of leading performance across Latin America and are renowned for their outstanding design, immersive gameplay, premium quality, and proven reliability,” he further stated.

Olejnik joined the NOVOMATIC AG group in 2010 and served in various senior executive management positions in the areas of finance, tax, M&A, controlling, IT, and HR for a number of subsidiary units. He is a native of Argentina, with a professional background as a tax consultant and certified public accountant as well as a vast experience in financial management.

“His many years of experience in the gaming sector and excellent knowledge of internal structures within the group will add great value to the business operations and management of Crown Gaming México,” the company concluded.