Konami Gaming has announced the promotions of Casey Whalen and Jay Bertsch to Vice President, North American game sales and Vice President, global systems sales, respectively.

In a statement, the company noted: “Previously serving as senior director, systems sales, Bertsch has maintained an important role in growing the company’s global partnerships for more than a decade, including three years overseas with Konami Australia Pty Ltd. Whalen joined Konami in 2012 as director of regional sales, and has demonstrated exceptional leadership and record success across competitive Western markets.”

Thomas Jingoli, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer welcomed the promotions, saying: “For years, Casey Whalen and Jay Bertsch have provided key support in championing Konami customers and advancing Konami’s market presence. They offer outstanding leadership and expertise for our sales division, with proven ability to achieve operational targets.”