Digital instant win technology firm Playport Gaming Systems has appointed Marina Bogard as Chief Executive Officer. Bogard is described by the firm as a “…global business executive with over 25 years of experience in telecommunications, broadcast, cable and gaming”.

Most recently she spent seven years as the Global VP of Strategic Accounts, Systems, iGaming, Poker and Electronic Gaming for IGT.

Robert Kaminski, PGS Board Chairman stated: “After an extensive search process, we are thrilled to have Marina join us as CEO and a member of our Board. Marina brings significant executive leadership and gaming technology experience to Playport which is critical for the growth of our company. We are confident that Marina is the right leader for PGS to create value for our investors and deliver value to our customers.”

“This is an exciting time to join Playport,” said Bogard. “The online and mobile gaming market is expected to grow significantly, with current projections of $94bn in the next five years. Playport is in a unique position to deliver proprietary instant win games on a mobile based platform to casinos and the lottery industry, creating value to both operators and consumers by providing a seamless mobile gaming experience. I look forward to working with this great team, our customers and leading PGS through its next phase of growth.”