International Game Technology (IGT) has announced promotions for two of
the companys engineers.
Rasoul Baghal is the new director of Mega Jackpots Engineering
Support. Chuck Taylor is the new director of MegaJackpots, Logistics.
Baghal joined IGT in 1986 as a software engineer. Taylor has been with
the company since 1992 when he signed on as a senior marketing analyst.
Dr. James E. Nave, a prominent Las Vegas veterinarian and a
member and former chairman of the Nevada Athletic Commission, has been elected to the
board of directors of Station Casinos Inc. (STN). Dr. Nave is president of the American
Veterinary Medical Association.
Tony Korfman, a veteran of 35 years in the casino industry, has
been appointed vice president and general manager of the Edgewater Hotel & Casino in
Laughlin, Nev. The Edgewater is a Mandalay Resort Group (MBG) property.
Also at Mandalay Resort Group, Yvonne Lewis has been named
director of community affairs. She has been with the company since 1993, most recently as
coordinator of public relations and community affairs.
Christer Roman has been named chief operating officer of the
Gaming Systems division of Anchor Gaming (SLOT). He was CEO of Essnet, a European-based
lottery systems supplier.