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Michael Mann replaces Gerald Koslow at GPIC

Casino currency and table game equipment provider Gaming Partners International (GPIC) has confirmed the appointment of Michael Mann as its chief financial officer and treasurer.

Mann, who will assume the position on September 30, will replace the outgoing Gerald Koslow, whose departure from the company was confirmed earlier this month.

In his new role, Mann will report directly to Gregory Gronau, president and chief executive officer of the company. He will oversee GPIC’s financial reporting and take part in the strategic management of the firm. In addition, Mann will also serve as chief financial officer and treasurer of GPIC subsidiary, Gaming Partners International USA.

Mann will bring a wealth of experience to the role, having held a number of other positions throughout the gaming industry. He served as chief audit executive at Tropicana Entertainment and was also the director of enterprise risk management at Caesars Entertainment.

Mann also served as senior financial officer at a various speciality manufacturing firms – including a three-year period as chief financial officer at consumer packaging products manufacturer, Cleo.

“Mike's experience in both the gaming and specialty manufacturing industries will be invaluable in helping us move our joint agendas of growth and margin improvement,” said Gronau. “I am looking forward to partnering with him to advance our goals of profitable growth and increasing stockholder value.”