Kurt Hansen named VP of iGaming for Aruze Gaming America

Aruze Gaming America announced the addition of Kurt Hansen to their executive management team. Hansen was named as vice president of iGaming for Aruze.

With an extensive background in digital transformation, Hansen is expected to bring considerable experience to Aruze’s iGaming titles. He will be overseeing the global iGaming operations for Aruze, and helping shape their strategic vision in social gaming and real money iGaming jurisdictions.

Kurt Hansen comments on the possibilities in the new role. “I’m thrilled to be joining the Aruze team, there is so much room for innovation in gaming, specifically online gaming, and I’m excited to build off of Aruze’s current momentum and bring their innovative products to the iGaming space,” he said.

Rob Ziems, president at Aruze Gaming, believes this is a step forward for Aruze’s development. “iGaming is an important market opportunity for Aruze. “Kurt’s experience throughout the gaming industry will be instrumental in building our iGaming department. Kurt will be a major asset as we explore and advance our online gaming presence,” Ziems added.

Hansen was at GameCo. as the Head of Digital. He has also spent time at Aristocrat and GAN (Game Account Network), where he specialized in the management of online gaming platforms.