Elaut Group USA bolsters R&D team

Elaut Group USA has hired Kern Jennison to oversee the Elaut Group USA R&D team in Lake Worth Beach, Florida.

Newly appointed executive vice president of product development, Jennison brings to the Elaut Group over 24 years of amusement equipment operations, distribution, sales, marketing, business acumen, and game design experience. Jennison’s expertise extends to not only amusement game design manufacturing but also to all aspects of business development signifying a true key hire.

Jennison is tasked with leading development of all future amusement products that carry the Benchmark Games International logo, Coast to Coast Entertainment logo, as well play a key role in Elaut Group’s future by guiding design through innovation, imagination, new licensing and partnerships.

Trevor Gianaris, president & CEO, said: “Kern’s vast world amusement experiences will greatly benefit our R&D team, specifically the Elaut Group USA brands.”

“We have been looking for a talent with Kern’s attributes for some time and have finally found our guy!”

Jennison will be working out of the relatively new 110,000+ sq. ft. facility including more than 10,000 sq. ft. of Research & Development in Lake Worth Beach, Florida.

Kern Jennison said: “I have known and respected the staff at Elaut Group USA & Benchmark for many years. They produced games, technologies and IP that I admired, and it was clear to me after visiting the factory, that Elaut NV, has made a significant investment in ensuring their success in the United States!”

“I look forward to working with their global team and utilising every aspect of this investment by giving my all to create the highest quality, highest earning and greatest licensed products the industry has seen through innovation and efficient manufacturing.”

Elaut Group brands include Elaut NV, Elaut Group USA, Benchmark Games International, and Coast to Coast Entertainment with hits including the E-Claw, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Wizard of OZ coin pushers and Monster Drop X-Treme.

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