Aristocrat makes key appointments

Aristocrat Gaming has appointed Deanne McKissick as chief supply chain officer and Mark Wadley as chief marketing officer.

Reporting to CEO of Aristocrat Gaming Hector Fernandez, McKissick will oversee the entire global supply chain, while Wadley will oversee the marketing efforts at a global level to maximise the value of the Gaming division and products.

Most recently, McKissick served as the senior vice president of Americas supply chain and customer order execution, managing sales support, configuration and order change, material oversight, dual site manufacturing, and quality and customer delivery coordination. Her background includes leadership roles at Fortune 50 companies including Hewlett-Packard and she has been named a pioneer in Global Gaming Women. She holds a BA in Economics from Texas A&M.

Previously, Wadley was the senior vice president of marketing, responsible for marketing strategy, branding, and partnerships for the Americas Region. Since joining in 2020, he charted the course for new branding, established innovative consumer-facing partnerships, and built an outstanding team of professional marketers. Wadley joined Aristocrat with an extensive background in healthcare marketing where he held leadership roles at bluebird bio, Medivation, and Amgen. He holds a BS in Purchasing and Logistics Management from Arizona State University.

Hector Fernandez said: “As we continue to focus on changing the game, our superb talent is a core component of our ability to lead the market.”

“Deanne and Mark’s backgrounds lend a unique perspective to help take our business to the next level. We are delighted to welcome both to the global gaming leadership team where they will continue to inspire our employees, vendors, partners and customers to reach new heights.”