Global gaming provider Zitro has appointed Derik Mooberry as the new CEO of Zitro USA in a bid to expand its presence in the US and Canadian markets.
In his new role, he will be responsible for overseeing the development of Zitro’s US and Canada business, leading the company’s expansion strategy in these regions. Mike Magrisi will continue to lead all commercial operations and technical service as Vice President of Sales and Service, reporting directly to Mooberry.
Zitro Founder Johnny Viveiros Ortiz welcomed the appointment, saying: “Derik Mooberry brings a skill set that is almost unmatched in today’s gaming industry. With his demonstrated leadership and business acumen, we are confident that his addition will support the company’s continued growth and success in the American and Canadian markets”.
Mooberry brings more than 20 years of experience in the gaming industry to the latest role, including 14 years at Bally Technologies, where he served as Senior VP of Gaming and Senior VP of Products and Operations. He also served for six years as Executive VP and Group Chief Executive of Gaming at Scientific Games.
“I have admired Zitro’s global development for many years and I am excited about the opportunity to continue that growth within the United States and Canada,” he said. “The future for Zitro is very bright based on the early success we are seeing in the domestic marketplace.”