Date: 01.06.2024

by Maciej Akimow

Kaizen Gaming announces new Deputy CEO and Chief Product Officer

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.

Aris Dimarakis Takes on New Role

As COO, Mr. Dimarakis currently oversees Kaizen Gaming’s operations across Europe, South and North America, and Africa, ensuring the coordination and quality of services as the company expands. In his new role as Deputy CEO, he will focus on advancing operational development and supporting the company’s strategic objectives.

Mr. Dimarakis, a founding member of Kaizen Gaming and a seasoned gaming industry professional, originally joined the company as Chief Technology Officer before becoming Chief Operations Officer in 2021. Previously, he has led technology departments in various tech and media companies.

Christos Tzalavras Appointed as New CPO

Additionally, Kaizen Gaming announces that Christos Tzalavras has been appointed Chief Product Officer. In this role, Mr. Tzalavras will drive product innovation and strategy, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, cutting-edge technology experiences that meet and exceed customer expectations.

Previously serving as Senior Director of Sports, Mr. Tzalavras has been with Kaizen Gaming for nearly 12 years, advancing through various leadership roles in commercial, marketing, and customer relationship management.

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.”