Athens, Malta, May 30th, 2024 – Leading global GameTech operator Kaizen Gaming announces the appointment of Aris Dimarakis as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, alongside his current role as Chief Operating Officer (COO), in effect from June 1st, 2024.

As COO, Mr. Dimarakis already oversees Kaizen Gaming’s operations in Europe, South and North America and Africa, coordinating the business and ensuring the quality of services across the company’s widening footprint. In the newly formed role of Deputy CEO, his responsibilities will include further driving operational development and supporting the company’s strategic goals.

A founding member of Kaizen Gaming and a gaming industry veteran, Mr. Dimarakis initially joined the company as Chief Technology Officer before becoming Chief Operations Officer in 2021. In the past he has served as the head of technology departments of companies in the tech and media industries.

Furthermore, Kaizen Gaming announces that Christos Tzalavras now steps into the role of Chief Product Officer. Mr Tzalavras will be leading product innovation and strategy to ensure the company consistently delivers high-quality, cutting-edge, technology-led experiences that continue to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Formerly Senior Director of Sports, Mr. Tzalavras completes nearly 12 years at Kaizen Gaming rising through a series of commercial leadership, marketing, and customer relationship roles.

George Daskalakis, CEO of Kaizen Gaming, comments:

“Driven by a relentless growth mindset, Kaizen Gaming has become a powerhouse in the sports betting and gaming industry. Aris has been an integral part of this growth journey all these years. Possessing a deep understanding of the industry, the technology and the values that make Kaizen Gaming unique, I am confident in his ability to scale our operations and set the company up for future success. As for Christos, with his proven track record, keen commercial mindset, and marketing expertise, he is the perfect choice for Chief Product Officer. Having risen through the company ranks throughout the years, Christos is one of the best examples of our ‘Kaizen – continuous improvement’ mindset. Both Aris and Christos will be key figures in continuing our upward momentum.”

About Kaizen Gaming | Betano

Kaizen Gaming is one of the biggest GameTech companies in the world. With a focus on Technology and People, it aims to continuously evolve the betting experience it offers to millions of customers around the world and entertain sports fans in a fun and responsible way.

Kaizen Gaming owns the premium online sports betting and gaming brand Betano, with an established presence across numerous markets in Europe and Latin America. It has also recently entered Africa and North America through launches in Nigeria and Ontario. The company employs more than 2,500 people across the globe.

Kaizen Gaming has been recognized as a leading player in the global sports betting and gaming market, having received several industry awards, including a world first of five trophies in a single year at the 2023 EGR Operator Awards (“Sports Betting Operator of the Year”, “Marketing Campaign of the Year”, “Mobile Sports Product of the Year”, “In-House Product of the Year” and “In-Play Sports Operator of the Year”).