Novomatic’s Crown Gaming México restructures


As of the start of October, Marcelo Suhner and Cristian Olejnik officially commenced their roles as Managing Directors of Crown Gaming Mexico, with Marcelo Suhner acting as CEO and Cristian Olejnik as CFO.

Marcelo Suhner joins the Novomatic group following a long and successful career with Sulzer, a Swiss technology corporation, holding various senior executive positions in auditing, finance and general management. He most recently acted as an independent consultant for businesses entering the Mexican market. In his new role as CEO of Crown Gaming México, he will devote his in-depth business knowledge of this market to the best benefit of the company’s success, commenting: “I am honoured to assume this new role in the management of Novomatic in Mexico and thrilled to be supported by such a professional team of experts. Novomatic gaming technology products and industry solutions are renowned for their premium quality and performance, and I consider it a privilege to be able to assert my own skill set, business experience and commitment to achieve the goals we have set.”

The new CFO of Crown Gaming México, Cristian Olejnik, joined the Novomatic AG in 2010 and served in various senior positions in the areas of finance, tax, M&A, controlling, IT and HR. He is native of Argentina, with a professional background as a tax consultant and certified public accountant as well as vast experience in financial management. His many years of experience in the gaming sector and excellent knowledge of internal structures within the Group will add great value to the business operations and management of Crown Gaming México. He commented: “It is a pleasure to welcome Marcelo, whom I have known for many years, into the Novomatic family and to now work with him to further develop the business in Mexico. Novomatic has been active in the Mexican market with a record of success for more than 20 years. Our products have a substantial track record of leading performance across Latin America and are renowned for their outstanding design, immersive game play, premium quality and proven reliability.”

Novomatic would like to extend its gratitude to the former General Manager of Crown Gaming México, Thomas Borgstedt, who will continue his contribution to the Group’s outstanding success story in the LatAm region in his role as General Manager Novo Chile.