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Robert Ziems

Chief Legal Officer
AGS

Robert Ziems is PlayAGS’ recently named Chief Legal Officer. He succeeds Victor Gallo, who retired from the company earlier this year. In his new role, Ziems serves as a functional leader in the company’s Latin American and Interactive business verticals.
Education
  • Drake University School of Law
  • Indiana University

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

Throughout his lengthy career, Ziems has handled legal and regulatory matters around the world and has served gaming corporations as in-house counsel.  

During his time at Aruze, Ziems oversaw business development, procurement and operating efficiencies throughout the Americas. He served the company as a leader in the areas of regulatory compliance, international legal affairs and global human resources.

AGS and Caesars recently signed a new partnership, building on past collaborations. The two have expanded their existing partnership to include a new online game content agreement with Caesars Sportsbook & Casino. 

Per the terms of the latest deal, the company will provide Caesars with its suite of online gaming content as a boost to the group’s online real-money gaming (RMG) operations. 

The provider said its recent agreement with Caesars “continues to cement AGS' position as a leading provider of slot content to regulated real-money gaming operators across the globe.”

EMPLOYMENT

Ziems has worked in the gaming industry for more than two decades. He began his gaming industry career at Station Casino, where he held the position of Associate General Counsel. He also represented Aristocrat Technologies as Associate General Counsel.  

Ziems later went on to serve Progress Gaming International Corporation (PGIC), which was formerly known as Mikohn Gaming, as its Executive VP, General Counsel and as Corporate Secretary. During his time there, Ziems oversaw the company’s corporate activities while managing its legal, human resource, compliance and internal audit departments.  

Prior to joining AGS, Ziems worked for 12 years at Aruze Gaming America and held positions there as President of Aruze, Global Chief Legal Officer of Aruze Gaming Group and Corporate Secretary. 

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