The European Casino Association (ECA) has reshuffled its board of directors. The recent General Assembly confirmed the appointment of new executives to key positions within the organization.
Among the newly appointed members are Holland Casino CEO Petra de Ruiter, SBM deputy CEO Albert Manzone and Simon Thomas of Hippodrome Casino.
Erwin Van Lambart will continue as chairman of the ECA. Tiina Siltanen has taken the place of Senior Vice President and Laurent Lassias will become the new Vice Chairman.
ECA regulates national associations and individual operators running licensed gambling establishments in Europe. In total, the organization has about 900 land-based casinos and over 70,000 employees in 298 countries.
The main task of the European Casino Association is to address and promote issues of key importance to the operation of gambling establishments. It also acts as a focal point for both operators and policy makers.
Siltanen was appointed Vice Chair of ECA in December 2022 and brings decades of experience to the organization’s leadership team. With more than 20 years of experience in the gaming industry, Siltanen has been involved in various aspects of casino operations. She played a key role in the development of poker at Casino Cosmopol in Sweden. Her current responsibilities include overseeing the operations of Veikkaus Casino in Finland.
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