Orchard succeeds Tom Nieman, the global vice-president for marketing at JCM Global, who has been elected the treasurer of the association for one year.
AGM has also elected four vice-presidents for terms of one year. They are: Thomas Jingoli (Konami Gaming chief commercial officer); David Lucchese (Everi Holdings digital and interactive business leader); Robert Parente (Scientific Games chief revenue officer for gaming); and Eric Fisher (Crane Payment Innovations president for gaming).
Other office-holders elected for one-year terms are the AGEM secretary, Aristocrat Leisure general counsel Mark Dunn; and the general counsel of the association, Ainsworth Game Technology general counsel for the Americas Daron Dorsey.
AGEM represents 167 companies in 22 places around the world. The members of the association are makers and suppliers of electronic gaming devices, lotteries, systems, table games, online technology, sports betting, key components and support products and services for the gaming industry.