Karen Sierra-Hughes has been promoted to Vice President of GLI for the market in Latin America and the Caribbean
Sierra Hughes has been with GLI since 2004, being responsible for a big part of the firm’s strategic business development across the Caribbean and the more popular gaming landscape of Latam.
“We are thrilled to announce Karen’s promotion and signaling our absolute commitment to the gaming industry’s success throughout Latin America and the Caribbean in all its forms – land-based, lottery, and online, (..) Karen has been an integral part of GLI’s mission in Latin America and the Caribbean. She and her team work in close collaboration with government officials – as well as gaming and lottery suppliers and operators – helping them navigate the future of gaming (..) Their expertise supports these stakeholders’ efforts in establishing well-regulated environments and a successful and sustainable industry. Karen’s leadership, knowledge and passion for her client’s success translates into the appreciation that the industry and her team have for what she does” sated the GLI President and CEO James R Maida.
Prior to her working with GLI, Sierra-Hughes worked in the law sector in the Republic of Panama, to then be appointed as the Legal Director of the Panama Gaming Control Board. Around the world, she has taken part in a vast number of gaming conferences, being a sought-after speaker and professional of the industry.
Sierra-Hughes received the Latin American Gaming Hall of Fame Recognition Award at the recent 2019 Juegos Miami Gaming conference, and has been listed in the 2019 iGaming Business Magazine in the top 10 most Influential Women List.
About SiGMA Europe – Malta
SiGMA Group has announced the postponement of its Europe summit, which was planned to be held in Malta on 17-19 November 2020. The show will now open its doors early next year in February, running from the 16-18th, making it the first event to headline the 2021 gaming calendar.