TCS John Huxley’s Steph Nel, managing director for the Americas, is an honouree of the Global Gaming Business magazine and The Innovation Group’s Emerging Leaders of Gaming 40 Under 40 award.
These prestigious annual awards highlight gaming professionals under the age of 40 that are making a significant impact in the industry.
With over 20 years’ experience in the gaming industry, Steph Nel started his career in South Africa but has travelled extensively, living and working in Africa, the UK and now Las Vegas.
A highly consummate professional, who is passionate about his job, the company and the industry, he brings extensive knowledge and experience gained from both the operator and supplier sides of the industry.
Having been with the company for 12 years and in his current position since 2017, Nel has most recently overseen the company’s asset purchase agreement of Gaming Partners International’s North American business.
He has successfully integrated the Mexico staff and facility responsible for manufacturing casino furniture and layouts with the existing Las Vegas hub and now leads a strong team focused on providing the best products, services and support for customers and partners alike.
Tristan Sjöberg, TCS John Huxley executive chairman, comments: “We are delighted Steph Nel has been honoured with this award. He continues to make a compelling contribution to our business, building and leading a strong team, developing meaningful partnerships with customers and expanding our footprint for success. This award is well deserved and we wish Steph continued success.”