Konami Gaming has announced the hiring of gaming industry veteran John Garner as vice president, finance and accounting.
Garner brings more than 30 years of gaming industry experience to the role, having overseen total financial strategy for high-profile operators and major global suppliers.
As vice president, finance and accounting he is now responsible for leading core fiscal strategy, planning, and processes to achieve the company’s short and long-term financial objectives.
“Konami is pleased to bring John Garner’s industry expertise and proven experience into the organisation,” said Steve Sutherland, president and chief executive officer. “His demonstrated abilities are well-aligned with our strategic vision and growth opportunities.”
John Garner joined Konami Gaming in 2019 to oversee fiscal functions spanning auditing, taxation, financial reporting, payroll, credit/collections, and accounts payable/receivable as vice president of finance and accounting.
For more than 30 years, he has led responsible growth initiatives and results-driven strategies for world-class gaming companies. John carries a demonstrated track record in spearheading new operational efficiencies, leading successful negotiations, and implementing metrics to increase performance. He is a licensed certified public accountant, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Weber State University.