LAS VEGAS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaming Partners International Corporation (Nasdaq: GPIC), a leading provider of casino currency and table game equipment worldwide, announced that, effective today, the Company has promoted Gerald Koslow to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, filling the positions left open with the departure of David W. Grimes in late July. Koslow joined GPI in November 2009 as Controller.
Koslow's primary responsibilities will include managing the Company's financial reporting and assisting with its financial growth. He will also serve as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company's subsidiary, Gaming Partners International USA, Inc., and will report directly to Greg Gronau, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to joining GPI, Koslow was the Vice President and Controller for The Upper Deck Company, a private sports and entertainment trading card manufacturer and distributor. Before that, Koslow was Chief Financial Officer of Shuffle Master, Inc., a public international casino gaming equipment manufacturer. Koslow has held a number of board and financial executive positions in various industries, including consumer products, hazardous waste treatment, agribusiness, oil and gas exploration and construction. Koslow was also an auditor with Price Waterhouse and is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
"We are delighted to announce the promotion of Jerry Koslow to CFO," said Gronau. "Mr. Koslow brings a wealth of experience to the position and has distinguished himself over the years with his acumen in the field of financial management."
GPI manufactures and supplies casino table games and equipment to licensed casinos worldwide. Under the brand names of Paulson®, Bourgogne et Grasset® and Bud Jones®, GPI provides casino currency such as chips, plaques and jetons; gaming furniture and accessories; table layouts; playing cards; dice; and roulette wheels. GPI pioneered the use of security features such as RFID technology in casino chips and provides RFID solutions including chips, readers and displays. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, GPI also has offices Beaune, France; San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico; Atlantic City, New Jersey, and Gulfport, Mississippi. For additional information, please visit www.gpigaming.com.
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