Game content and systems specialist Grover Gaming has appointed Scott Henneman as its new Vice-President of Business Development and Governmental Relations. He will represent the North Carolina firm in its expanding role in electronic lottery and charitable gaming markets internationally.

Most recently, Henneman was Vice-President of Diamond Game, prior to which he was Vice President & General Manager of the Oasis Gaming Division of International Gamco Inc. He has also served as Director of Operations for the South Dakota Lottery and was responsible for the management of its implementation of the first video lottery program in the industry from 1989 to 1992.

Prior to that he was Special Assistant to the Governor of The State of South Dakota, managing the legislative process for the Governor’s Office and Executive Branch from 1986 to 1989. He is also a Past Director and Vice President of the North American Gaming Regulators Association (NAGRA).

Company President Garrett Blackwelder commented: “Scott is a great addition to the team here at Grover Gaming. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in electronic gaming. Additionally, he knows what it’s like to be a gaming regulator and is familiar with the special challenges associated with lottery and charitable gaming in this country and internationally.  We are very excited to have him!”

Henneman, who joins Grover Gaming to help continue its recent success and expansion in charitable electronic gaming and lottery markets in the US and Canada, said: “I look forward to being part of the Grover Gaming team. They have the most innovative gaming products in the industry and have demonstrated that their game development and graphics generate more net earnings for charities and lotteries than competitive products.”