|Melbourne Australia, January 7 2003: Independent testing and certification agency BMM International Pty. Ltd. has appointed Ms Deborah Burney to the position of Operations Manager, BMM North America Inc., and Mr. Danny Stewart as testing engineer, BMM NA. |
Effective immediately, Burney will report to Hugh Monypenny, Managing Director of BMM International and President of BMM North America.
Burney has many years experience in the gaming industry in North America, including her knowledge and contacts regarding regulatory and Government compliance issues.
“Deborah will add strong leadership qualities, a dedicated customer focus and vitality to our North American testing operation BMM NA, particularly within the gaming industry and IT industry sectors,” said Monypenny.
“Danny also brings to BMM NA a wealth of experience in gaming technology and knowledge of the gaming industry. We welcome him and expect he will enhance our strong testing team.” Mr. Stewart was formally with IGT and Silicon Gaming.
In addition, Monypenny commented on the strong contribution of BMM NA Chief Executive Mr Ian Manning. Having completed his 12-month contract, he has returned to Australia to pursue other business interests, but will continue his association with BMM International in a consulting capacity.
“Ian had overseen the establishment of our testing operation in North America, employing key staff and building on key contacts and relationships for our international expansion,” said Monypenny. “We thank him for his efforts and dedication, and wish him well for the future.”
Monypenny will act as interim CEO pending the appointment of a replacement for Mr. Manning.