Clarion Gaming has added to its ICE Ambassador team of senior international gaming influencers with the appointment of Karen Marcela Sierra-Hughes, vice president, Latin America, Caribbean and Spain at GLI.
Sierra-Hughes has vast experience in the gaming, sports betting and lottery sectors and has played a leading role in the evolution of the Latin America and Caribbean industry, driving the vision for a regulated sector which is aligned with international best practice.
Confirming the appointment, Stuart Hunter, managing director at Clarion Gaming, said: “The ICE Ambassador team comprises a corps of international thought leaders drawn from all sectiors of the industry who give their time, insight and advice freely.
“Essentially the ICE Ambassadors are a C-suite of critical friends who provide myself and the team responsible for delivering ICE with a sounding board for ideas and who apply their hands-on experience to issues relating to the development of the ICE show experience.
“Using her law degree and extensive gaming regulatory experience Karen has helped guide the government agencies in Latin America to improve the regulatory landscape, providing advice that has led to comprehensive and responsible laws and regulations.
“Significantly, she also knows the industry from a different perspective, having previously served as legal director of the Panama Gaming Control Board.”