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Konami Announces New Senior Leadership Promotions

Las Vegas - July 17, 2018
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Konami Gaming, Inc. announced several key promotions in senior management, resulting from continued growth and expansion of the organization. Further reinforcing the strength of its internal leadership, Konami has appointed Shanna Grimes to vice president, human resources; Gary Snobel to vice president, corporate planning & IT administration; and William (Bill) Wadleigh to senior director, game development.

“These new appointments are a reflection of Konami’s strong momentum within the business and reliable long-term position in the gaming industry,” said Steve Sutherland, president and chief executive officer at Konami Gaming, Inc. “Konami’s senior management is driven by a commitment to excellence, accountability, and innovation—values which are shared by each of these key members of leadership.”

Leading the company’s human resources department since 2016, Shanna Grimes quickly established a track record of success in strategic organizational planning and talent management. Gary Snobel has been a pivotal member of the company for more than a decade, driving Konami Gaming, Inc.’s global corporate planning in a variety of aspects from financial analysis to infrastructure solutions. Industry veteran Bill Wadleigh joins Konami’s senior management team following significant milestone contributions to strategic product innovation. 

In addition, Fernando Rivera has been promoted to senior director, global field service, and David Schwartz has been promoted to senior director, customer experience, in recognition for their longstanding success and dedication.

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About Konami Gaming, Inc.
Konami Gaming, Inc. is a Las Vegas-based subsidiary of KONAMI HOLDINGS CORPORATION (TSE: 9766). The company is a leading designer and manufacturer of slot machines and casino management systems for the global gaming market. For more information about Konami Gaming, Inc. or the SYNKROS gaming enterprise management system, please visit

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