In order to strengthen its rising momentum across Latin America Merkur Gaming, part of Germany’s Gauselmann Group, has made an internal promotion and appointed Tomas Mieles as Sales Director Latin America.
Mieles (50) has been the country manager for Merkur Gaming Peru since 2013 and now takes on his new role across all Latin American markets at a time when Merkur Gaming is expanding and moving into new markets across the region.
Born in Ecuador, Tomas Mieles is a mechanical engineering graduate as well as a postgraduate in industrial engineering studies from the Federal Polytechnic of Zurich. Having worked in various industrial roles he came to the gaming industry in 1996 and rapidly gained experience through various roles with Atronic, Spielo and Gtech, He was one of the founders of Atronic’s business in Latin America, being, first, the technical manager for the region then director of the company’s System business before taking up his most recent role in Peru.
With a superb technical background and in-depth knowledge of markets across the region Tomas Mieles is ideally placed to take on his new, all encompassing, role with Merkur Gaming.
Commenting on the appointment Charles Hiten, Chief Executive of Merkur Gaming Americas, said: “Tomas Mieles has been invested in the Gauselmann Group since 1996 and has the drive and enthusiasm to be a leading figure in the expansion of Merkur Gaming that is now underway. I congratulate him on his new position and wish him every success in the future.”
Tomas Mieles takes up his new responsibilities with immediate effect and noted: “I am proud to work for the Gauselmann Group and to make my contribution to the exciting development of Merkur in Latin America as we move ahead and open up new markets across the region.”