Novomatic hires Robert Dijkstra to lead sales in APAC

Austrian gaming supplier Novomatic has appointed former Ainsworth executive Robert Dijkstra to support sales growth in the Asia Pacific market.

Dijkstra will lead business development and sales in the region, and is tasked with creating a relationship between Ainsworth Game Technology and Novomatic.

He will report directly to Novomatic CEO Harald Neumann, and will also assist Novomatic’s VP of global sales Lawrence Levy with the sales in the Asia Pacific region.

Dijkstra was previously the managing director of Ainsworth Europe.

“I am looking forward to the opportunity to work with both NOVOMATIC and Ainsworth as we continue developing synergies between the companies. I also look forward to working closely with the NOVOMATIC sales team to expand the products into the Asia Pacific region,” said Dijkstra.

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