Jun 30, 2001 6:19 PM

Aristocrat Leisure Limited has announced that Mark Newburg has been appointed president of Aristocrat Technologies. He previously served as vice president of NCR Corporation.

Newburg will oversee global organization of the Australian-based gaming machine manufacturer, which is second to IGT in worldwide sales of slot machines.

Aristocrat recently completed a successful merger with Las Vegas-based Casino Data Systems. CDS brings to Aristocrat its Oasis and stepper slot technology, and gives the ”˜Down Under’ manufacturer a high profile presence in the Nevada gaming market.