The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers has elected new of officers under the leadership of a new president - Luke Orchard, a senior vice president at IGT.

Previously an AGEM vice president, Orchard replaces JCM’s Tom Nieman for a two-year term, while Nieman moves to the treasurer position for a one-year term.

One-year terms were also approved for vice president Thomas Jingoli (Konami Gaming), vice president David Lucchese (Everi), vice president Bob Parente (Scientific Games), vice president Eric Fisher (Crane Payment Innovations), secretary Mark Dunn (Aristocrat) and general counsel Daron Dorsey (Ainsworth Game Technology).