Aristocrat Gaming has expanded its executive leadership team with the appointment of Oriana Branon as its new Vice President of Communications and Corporate Affairs.
In this new role, reporting to CEO Hector Fernandez, Branon will oversee all external and internal communications for the Gaming division.
She will provide strategic guidance on Aristocrat’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policies as well as sustainability and ethical impact, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
“We are thrilled to welcome Oriana to the Aristocrat Gaming team, where she will support our mission to bring joy to life through the power of play,” commented Fernandez on Branon’s appointment.
“Oriana’s extensive communications background across business and consumer markets, stellar track record of storytelling, and commitment to social impact demonstrate she will be an incredible asset to our company during a time of rapid growth.”
Before joining Aristocrat, Branon led corporate communications for financial tech giant Bill.com, helping develop the company’s external visibility following its IPO.
She was also the first PR hire for Alaska Airlines in California, and she sits on the board of various nonprofits dedicated to opening pathways for underserved communities.
Branon stated: “I am excited to join Aristocrat Gaming to build on the company’s rich history of delivering award-winning and entertaining gaming experiences to players around the world. I look forward to working with the team to capture the tremendous opportunity ahead.”