LAS VEGAS, Nev. (August 22, 2016)
Luxury gaming manufacturer Interblock has appointed gaming and sales expert Rick Riehm as Vice President of Sales for Eastern United States. Riehm will be based in Chicago and will be responsible for the sales revenue for the eastern half of the US, including managing existing and additional Account Executives.
“We are very proud to welcome Rick to the Interblock team. Rick’s prior experience at WMS proves that his expertise and guidance will be extremely beneficial for Interblock and the North American sales force. He will be a major contributor in developing and implementing sales strategies, which is a key focus for our North America sales initiatives in order to grow our revenue and footprint throughout the eastern region,” said Interblock Global CEO John Connelly.
Rick Riehm said, “I am excited to be joining Interblock’s sales team in a time when the Electronic Table Game segment is growing at such an astounding rate not only in the United States, but globally. I look forward to being a part of John’s team and look forward to cultivating relationships with current and prospective customers.”
Riehm brings over 25 years of sales and marketing experience to Interblock. Most recently, Riehm served as Vice President of Sales for its Eastern division for WMS, now known as Scientific Games, where he led a sales team responsible for over $200 million in revenue.
Prior to entering the gaming industry, Riehm served as Regional Manager for Applied Industrial Technologies, where he was responsible for up to fifteen branch locations and held full financial responsibility for sales, gross profit, cost structures and asset management.
Riehm is a Purdue University graduate with a Mechanical Engineering degree and also received his Masters of Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Riehm and his team will hold a major role in leading the Interblock North America sales force at the upcoming Global Gaming Expo, where the company will exhibit on booth #1239.
Interblock® is a worldwide leading developer and supplier of luxury electronic table gaming products. Its multi-player gaming devices set industry standards and provide the ultimate in luxury interactive entertainment experiences. The Interblock brand is globally recognized for diamond quality gaming solutions and technical support in more than 166 jurisdictions. Interblock’s exclusive collection of fully and semi-automated electronic gaming tables and video gaming solutions provide casinos, arcades and gambling halls with superior product performance and their guests with an unforgettable gaming experience. For more information, visit www.interblockgaming.com or call +1 (702) 260-1384.